Category Archives: Poems

Allan’s poetry

This is Michael, Allan’s son. Sadly, my father passed away suddenly on Sunday night. He is deeply missed, not only by family and church friends, but by the wide network of friends he made on the Internet, particularly the M.E. … Continue reading

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The Potter and the Clay

A lump of clay is placed upon the wheel; Initially it could be anything. The fingers of the potter mould and feel, And gradually the end result begins To take its shape. But beautiful or plain, This is the potter’s … Continue reading

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Holy Hooligans

The title of these poems comes from a Twitter conversation, where it was suggested that “Holy Hooligans” was an apt way to describe the behaviour of some people in church, especially children! We want the children to be seen, not … Continue reading

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A Touch

(I’m taking part in a Twitter Bible reading event, one chapter a day from Luke, John, Acts, called #Luke2Acts. This poem, in the form of two linked sonnets, was inspired by part of the chapter for today, 5th May – … Continue reading

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God’s Breath

This is one of the poems I wrote at the CARM Retreat at Launde Abbey in April. The first line is from George Herbert’s poem ‘Prayer’ which we looked at one evening. The poem’s theme comes from the second day … Continue reading

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