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, 472 hits)

'Our German Brethren' (54.5 KiB, 265 hits)

'A Young Solider' (57.2 KiB, 290 hits)

'The Ceaseless Gunfire' (44.7 KiB, 264 hits)

'The Spirits of Flanders Field' (65.5 KiB, 328 hits)

'God Bless Walter Tull' (43.0 KiB, 289 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, 298 hits)

'Roger the Criminal Rat' (91.4 KiB, 304 hits)


New for August 2014

'The Easter Blessing' (177.5 KiB, 308 hits)

'Streets of Beggars' (79.1 KiB, 303 hits)


A special haiku poem for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Haiku (126.0 KiB, 503 hits)


Tribute to “Titanic’s Unknown Child”

The Unknown Boy (165.3 KiB, 608 hits)


A special poem written for Armistice Day

A Precious Poppy (148.5 KiB, 839 hits)


Other poetry

'My Poem to Earth!' (95.4 KiB, 1,062 hits)

'O Blabberin' Davie!' (42.2 KiB, 936 hits)

'Reaching a Dream...' (41.6 KiB, 963 hits)

'Tears of My Rose' (39.1 KiB, 1,073 hits)

'To a Blackbird' (95.7 KiB, 1,149 hits)

'I'm Walkin' Freely like a Bird' (45.3 KiB, 1,068 hits)