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. 

'RMS Lusitania's Sorrow' (174.4 KiB, 38 hits)

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 187 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 195 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 186 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 208 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 198 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, 204 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 201 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 205 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 210 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 400 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 474 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 731 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 939 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 848 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 882 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 963 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 1,026 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 955 hits)