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Southwold I love you
Southwold (Suffolk).
 Dear Southwold

 How I love to visit you,
 To stand barefoot,
 On your bright yellow sandy beaches,
 To stand and admire your pretty streets,
 Your glowing white Lighthouse,
 and your quirky Pier.
 Your cottage homes
 Framed...Read More
Categories: suffolk, dream, earth, how i feel, longing, miss
Form: Political Verse

Premium Member The lamp was quiet
He fell so broke our lamp, a sphere of stone
Made by potters on the Suffolk Coast
The lamp was silent, it was he who groaned

I was not angry, though I may have moaned
I loved  our lamps but I loved him...Read More
Categories: suffolk, absence, allusion, bereavement,
Form: Villanelle
A seaside town
Bright coloured chalets, (very dear !)
Stand close in military line,
Along the prom, beyond the pier
“NO CYCLING”, please, observe the sign.
The waves roll in with thunderous roar
To dash the pebbles on the shore.

Incongruous lighthouse in the town
Looks out above Edwardian tiles,
Across...Read More
Categories: suffolk, beach, sea,
Form: Verse
Putting on harness
Standing tall and proud as Punch, Albert, my Suffolk, softens to receive his collar.
I lift the hames across his back,
throw over pad and traces, belts and chains,
while he stands like a scholar.
He has a generosity of spirit that shames me,...Read More
Categories: suffolk, animal, business, farm,
Form: I do not know?
Memories on the breeze

The summer air was still, 'neath golden sky
where lively birdsong filled motionless trees
sun shied away while cirrus clouds passed by
air cooled and briefly birthed a subtle breeze.
The scent was fleeting, but I recognised
the petrol fumes mixed with newly mown grass
the...Read More
Categories: suffolk, childhood,
Form: Sonnet

The Battle of Arras April May 1917
Battle of Arras April – May 1917
By Stanley Russell Harris
The new mad author
& A Poetry Soup honourably mentioned poet

I was not there.  I have to say.
I was not born.  I meant to say.
Had I been of age, you...Read More
Categories: suffolk, analogy, anniversary, thank you, world war i,
Form: Epitaph
The bicycle Tour of Brirtain
The bicycle Tour of Britain
By Stanley Russell Harris
The new mad author
& A Poetry Soup honourably mentioned poet

The tour of Britain’s is coming here.
To Suffolk County, do you hear?
To see those riders is such a sight.
As they flash pass on their...Read More
Categories: suffolk, crush, encouraging, september, travel,
Form: I do not know?
Is there life after death
Is there life after death?
By Stanley R Harris
The new mad author
& A poetry Soup honourably mentioned poet

Is there life after death?
Did Christ rise from the dead?
If you are a true Christian!
Your faith must not that question.
In days of old word...Read More
Categories: suffolk, birth, death, life, religion,
Form: I do not know?
Suffolk Day
Suffolk day Wednesday 21st of June 2017
By Stanley Russell Harris
The new mad author
& A Poetry Soup honourably mentioned poet

There is going to be a Suffolk Day, I heard the news I did today!
On BBC radio Suffolk, I say.  But...Read More
Categories: suffolk, celebration, encouraging, fun, happiness, inspirational, pollution, satire,
Form: I do not know?
Evie Edwards
Evie, born 13th December 1994,
Used to swim competitively,  
But she finds little time around, 
For business management, 
Which she tries to study, sound, 
At the University Campus Suffolk, 
Because she loves Boccia’s ground, 
That’s perfect for her in pairs:
At...Read More
Categories: suffolk, sports, strength,
Form: Tail-rhyme

Zoe Newson
Zoe was born 1992 and is a Paralympic powerlifter,
Who was born with growth hormone deficiency,
In Ipswich, she attended East Bergholt school, lifter,
And enjoyed the Suffolk School Games, proficiency.

She tried the sport of powerlifting for the first time,
In 2006, and as...Read More
Categories: suffolk, body, dream, power, sports, strength, success, world,
Form: Quatrain
Speed thrills Stopping abruptly kills
> Do not read if of a nervous disposition . I am committed to sending at least one poem a day to some social media page. Poetry Soup want us to send one each Tuesday but as I have a...Read More
Categories: suffolk, adventure, age, car, cool, courage, crazy, youth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Bit of fun for Gav from Ipswich
In Suffolk where the barley grows,
Its said that folks have seven toes, 
And 'round some parts of Sutton Hoo,
They've grown an extra finger too!
They're banjo players one and all, 
And tractor drivers but that's not all, 
They don't go far...Read More
Categories: suffolk, funny,
Form: ABC
I wore my pyjamas a whole week
> have just been sorting out some old papers and guess what I found some old poems.

There talking on the radio

There talking on the radio today. 
BBC radio Suffolk, I must say.

About wearing pyjamas when outside. 
Not in bed, where...Read More
Categories: suffolk, dog, feelings, humor, me, military, snow, soldier,
Form: Couplet
Introduction to The mad Author

>I had a question today asking what or who  was The Mad Author I did try to explain,. However like all aspiring poets (Cough, cough.) I already had a poem in print explaining and so here it is for...Read More
Categories: suffolk, adventure, business, crazy, children, for her, for
Form: I do not know?
A carers poem
>Our local BBC radio station was raising funds in 2014 for Suffolk family carers in fact they raised over a quarter of a million pounds and managed. to purchase a coach so news and assistance could be taken around the...Read More
Categories: suffolk, anxiety, appreciation, care, caregiving, community, devotion, love,
Form: I do not know?
Tractor Boy
>Although I love writing, I would also like my books to sell. Then I can grant my wife her wishes and buy her a house by the sea. And if there is enough in the kitty one for me. I...Read More
Categories: suffolk, confusion, health, how i feel, life, people,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member In East Anglia
Where the fields meet the sky,
Where ears of golden corn reach high
And winding tree-lined lanes pass by,

See the flatlands which stretch away
On a sunny, blue-sky day
With wind-blown, snow-white clouds at play.

Where sounds of Summer fill the air
And showers sprinkle water...Read More
Categories: suffolk, beauty, nature,
Form: Light Verse
Favourite Uncle's Special Birthday
I had a lovely email from my aunt so far away;
She told me she has organised a ‘special family day’,
And though I'm not invited, would I like to contribute
With a poem for my uncle - something meaningful and cute!

At first...Read More
Categories: suffolk, family, fun, giggle, happy birthday, , cute,
Form: Rhyme royal
Suffolk dawn
Desolate sea
between steel sky and dusky shore.
A sinister mist creeps in,
adds to the grey gloom.
Flat calm.
			     Complete silence.

A seabird cries.
Shingle-rippling wavelets, bubble and make reply.
The gull continues his mournful song
evoking sea-lost souls. 
	   ...Read More
Categories: suffolk, bird, sea, sun, weather,
Form: Free verse

We live in a little valley
once famous for cedar trees. 
The name is no longer a label
but celebrates the past
as do most places in this country.

It is a place with monuments
old but not ancient,
unkempt mansions that
cling to use,
solemnized as party...Read More
Categories: suffolk, history, home, retirement,
Form: Free verse
On the naming of a child
Certain protocols should be followed by the registrar

Protocol one

If the chosen name is Rainbow or Honey dew
Then firstly the parents should be slapped
And given a book containing sensible names
This process should be repeated until a...Read More
Categories: suffolk, funnyparents, people, child, parents, people,
Form: Narrative
The trip
I am each stone tossed around,
each droplet of sea mixed in,
pounding each stone, churning, 
in time beating me smooth,
each impact, more homogenous,
trapped in the battle of land and sea,
an eternal ebb and flow,
crasshhh, another seamless brother,
broken in battle. Oh woe...Read More
Categories: suffolk, adventure, faith, inspirational, introspection, mystery
Form: Free verse
Don't Make Eye Contact
"But Motek, it's Hanukkah!
You MUST be with the FAMILY on HANUKKAH!!"
(Ok Mom, sure Mom, right away Mom, I'll come home)

"Rabbi Grossman DOES do such LOVELY services!
Every Jew in Suffolk County will be there!
Challah Bread! Matza Ball Soup! SONGS on the...Read More
Categories: suffolk, holiday
Form: Narrative
the witch hunter.
let every old woman with a wrinkled face,
she should be aware,she lives in disgrace,
a furrowed brow,hairy lip and single tooth,
know me well,i'll get the truth.
a squinty eye and scolding tongue,
the squeaky voice she's had from very young,
you will never hide...Read More
Categories: suffolk, history, people, water, people, water,
Form: Verse