Here’s a poem reminding us all that on Election Day we all have great power in our hands.
Poetry Corner Duke Ellington;It Don’t Mean a Thing
On this day in 1927 Duke Ellington and his Orchestra opened in The Cotton Club, here is one of his songs for you to enjoy.
Poetry Corner: “Bealach Na Ba, “The Pass of the Cattle”
On Monday Ken and I went up the Bealach Na Ba in our Motor Home. Here is a poem written by Michael McDermott.
On this day in 1958 Boris Pasternak won the Nobel Prize for Literature, here is his poem “A Dream”.
Poetry Corner A Beautiful Thing
Another fine offering from Paul Colvin
Poetry Corner;The Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen
On this day in 1859 a geomagnetic storm causes the Aurora Borealis to shine so brightly that it is seen clearly over parts of USA, Europe, and even as far afield as Japan.
Poetry Corner: The Brus (Excerpt)
On 25 August, in 1330, Sir James Douglas, known as “The Black Douglas“, The Good Sir James, hero of the Scottish Wars of Independence, died.
Here is a beautiful poem about eyes to mark the date of the opening of the first eye hospital in US, with a little added info about the first one in the UK
Poetry Corner: Huckleberry Hound
On July 14th 1910 William Hanna was born. William Hanna formed a partnership with Joseph Barbera in 1957 after they had created “Tom and Jerry” (1940). They became the first animation studio to successfully […]
Poetry Corner In Praise of Air
Tomorrow Thursday 20th June is the UK National Clean Air Day. Here we are featuring a poem “In Praise of Air”