Baby Brother

Baby Brother and Ideas This poem is really about jealousy and having problems dealing with something new. I can’t quite remember where the idea came from. Ideas are like that sometimes. Some of them come from a particular moment and you always remember what inspired…

Uffington

Uffington and other interesting place names Sometimes a place name sounds fun or interesting. Some sound like characters from a book like Somersal Herbert, or Flyford Flavell, or Broughton Hackett. Some sound a little odd like Birdlip or seem a funny name for a place,…

The Gorm

The Gorm inside us all Wilm suggested to me that we could do a series of poems about monsters and feelings. I thought this was a great idea. So we’ll be doing one every few weeks. Feeling angry This one is about feeling angry and…

I Never Fib

Fibbing is Fun Myles writes: This week’s poem is all about fibs, lies, exaggerations and outright whoppers. When I was a child I met another boy on holiday who told me he could throw a cricket ball for over a mile. I considered this for…