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Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

"Pine Straw"

“Pine Straw”I love to rest on pine strawSomewhere off the trackWhere passersby won't see meA pine tree at my back.But all the woodland knows I'm thereThe robin comes to singA Lady Blackbird ...
Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

Strawberries and Cream

I’m eating Strawberries and creamWith my long handled spoonThe one the doggies loved to lick.I know I shouldn’t but I don’t care!My beloved sister bought them.I think they were meant forA pr...
Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

No One

“No One”No one to lick the mayonnaiseFrom my long handled spoon,Or eat the nub ends from my pastyOr join me howling at the moon!No one to help me to the bathroomOr to lead me down the stairs...
Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

This Country In Between

Every flower I send youIs yet another kissUpon your lovely lipsEvery petal I send youIs a caress upon your soulMy body lying so cl
Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

"Zhang Ziyi" Haiku

In my life's fadingThere are some divine facesMake me feel like springPhoto Zhang ZiyiWords Copyright © Res JFB 10th February 2015
Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

"Singapore Customs"

“What’s this?” crowed the officiousBritish ex-pat Customs Officer.Looking down at my Army IssueMachete strapped to my batteredArmy Issue suitcase.“You can’t bring that in ‘ere!That’s a letha...
Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

"The Death of A Hooray Henry"

"The Death of  A Hooray Henry"She was an exquisite little flower,And she never made a fuss,When she hung about our billet,And wanted to marry us!But for once Old Tommy AtkinsLived up to his ...
Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

"Misty Dreams"

The Magic IslandIs now lost in misty dreamsOf Autumn gloriesWords and Photograph Copyright © Res JF Burman 18th September 2014I've been busy in my attic workshop making a second storey for m...
Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

"The Old Cormorant Fisherman"

"What do you know of the modern world?"I asked the Old Cormorant Fisherman,Fishing in the same wayHis Father and GrandfathersHad before him for centuries.He thought for a moment And then rep...
Res's Writing and Poetry · 7M ago

Hanging Bookshelf

When there are no wallsLeft for all your bookshelvesHang them from a beamCopyright © Res JF Burman 25th August 2014