Norman223 : Writing

Dawn Chorus

Dawn Chorus

A Poem by Norman223


What happens to the mind at the moment of awakening?
Exhausted and Thwarted

Exhausted and Thwarted

A Poem by Norman223


I was challenged by my wife to write a poemOn the topic of exhaustion.Well, it was a bit of a bindFor I only could findSome subjects that I could appo..
FOODIE

FOODIE

A Poem by Norman223


Big Macs and Kentucky Fried chicken legsCovered with spices and rubbery cheesePot Noodles , Fish and chips ,Vindaloos and ChineseWashed down with cans..
Haiku Saga

Haiku Saga

A Poem by Norman223


The Haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poetry that consists of three lines containing seventeen syllables in all, The three lines contai..
THE CRAFTSMAN

THE CRAFTSMAN

A Story by Norman223


Waves frothed over the shingle, the liquid hiss creating a counterpoint with the percussive chatter of the stones as the water retreated to ..
Burn or Starve.

Burn or Starve.

A Poem by Norman223


I installed a new smoke alarm last week A State-of-the-Art version , it said. Well, I have to admit that it looked very chic As it winked its ..
Don't you ever smile?

Don't you ever smile?

A Poem by Norman223


Remembering a comment made when I was a teenager.
Pleased to meet you

Pleased to meet you

A Poem by Norman223


When you first meet someone, they say "How do you do"On less formal occasions it's then "How are you".They ask the same question as a form of address...
Gloria

Gloria

A Poem by Norman223


Inspired by the opening chorus of Vivaldi's " Gloria"
Left behind

Left behind

A Poem by Norman223


He sits there, silently, alone The only movement is in his lips As in silent language they intone The tales of his apocalypse. He's in his..