Michael Edwards



At least I can boast that my home does not

smell like the smell of a charity shop.


Providence ordained that she

Should learn to bear infirmity


The heat of summer soon departs

like joy from lonely widowed hearts.



  • Goldfinch60

    Three meaningful couplets Michael.

    I can see things in the artwork, it will need a great deal of concentration but there is much to see in it.

    • Michael Edwards

      Thanks Andy - the abstract was done in acrylic using cling film as the painting block. An interesting technique.

    • orchidee

      Good write and pic Michael.

    • Lorna

      Especially love the last stanza! Very good!

    • Tony36

      Great write

    • FredPeyer

      You really are multi-tasking, Michael! You write poems, paint, listen to music and watch TV, all at the same time!!! Kudos!
      Oh, btw, love the painting and really, really do like the shorties!


      Thanks MICHAEL ~ love the visual ~ exactly how our local wood looked after the snow ~ BLEAK ! BRIAN ~ The couplets tell some home truths ! 1. Michael is able to cope without Charity Shops 2. Ladies are better able to cope wit Pain than Men (very true !) 3. In the UK ~ Summer is always the Season of JOY ~ AMEN ~ Thanks for your daily dose !

    • FineB

      A trio of divine couplets Michael.

      Well written and beautifully composed.

      Keep writing

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