Poetry

Fiona McIntosh

World War One Poetry

Fiona has written some special poems to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. 

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 61 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 70 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 58 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 56 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 55 hits)

Fiona’s poetry has featured in the Afasic Newsletter and she has kindly agreed to showcase her work on the Afasic website.

Fiona says: “Two of the inspirations for my poetry are our historical and natural world since I love nature and history; and I’ve been very much been influenced by the poetry of Robert Burns (he’s my most inspirational poet!), and William Wordsworth.”

Read Fiona’s poetry below. Copyright Fiona McIntosh.

New for November 2014

'Wolfie the Faithful Huskie' (97.8 KiB, 56 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 56 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 114 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 123 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 292 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 355 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 635 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 842 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 772 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 806 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 878 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 927 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 873 hits)