‘Seagulls’

A new poetic offering today, seabird flavoured…

Seagulls

Shadows
Ebullient
Above
Gliding
Underneath
Listless
Luminous
Skies

Poem © Nick Ritchie 2014

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‘Sugar-free’ (mellow version) V2

Inspired by the broadcast of latest series of ‘The Apprentice’ TV show with Alan Sugar, which ‘aired’ as I wrote this. This is version 2, a more mellow version; there is a vitriolic version too, published yesterday!

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Sugar-free

Alan Sugar
You’re not sweet
You’re not a bloke
I’d care to meet

I don’t take sweetener in my tea
I like to taste mine
Sugar-free

And if you ask me
“One lump or two?”
Then I just might
Lump one on you

© Nick Ritchie 2014

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‘Sugar-free’ (vitriolic version) V1

Inspired by the broadcast of latest series of ‘The Apprentice’ TV show with Alan Sugar, which ‘airs’ as I write this.

Sugar poison

Sugar-free

Alan Sugar
You’re not sweet
You’re not a twat
I’d want to meet

I don’t take sweetener in my tea
I like to taste mine
Sugar-free

And if you ask me
“One lump or two?”
Then I’ll simply choose
To lump one on you

© Nick Ritchie 2014

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‘Poetic’

It’s National Poetry Day in the UK, so here’s a little acrostic poem for you…

Poetic

Poetry

Of

Emotive

Texture

Inspires

Creativity

© Nick Ritchie 2014

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‘AM NB’

Inspired by and based around a note I left on Facebook back in November 2010 and found today by accident. Check out mm ‘Words I Love’ blog.

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AM NB

A minor note
About a miner
Who had a minor misdemeanor
Does that make him
Meaner
Or minor?

NB. (Please note):
A Minor is really a chord not a note
A minor note is a little notation 

A miner note is a message left by an underground worker of note

© Nick Ritchie 2014

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‘Trees’

An acrostic poem to accompany this week’s themed photo blog on trees.

Trees

These

Random

Evolutionary

Expressive

Shapes

 

© Nick Ritchie 2014

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‘Postman’

Being a Postman, with a penchant for acrostic poems and a blog name ‘The Man Of Letters’, surely it was only a matter of time before I came up with this…

Postman

Purveyor
Of
Sent
Thoughts,
Musings
And
Nuances

© Nick Ritchie 2014

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