Not My Land written by hedgehog at Spillwords.com

Not My Land

Not My Land written by: hedgehog   Autumn's chill hangs in the air Mighty oaks are shedding Two cygnets gliding On dark blue water Red berries still...
Remember? written by hedgehog at Spillwords.com


Remember? written by: hedgehog   The quiet of the theatre, dark, silent, magic Two sit in the stalls saying nothing Lost in time like a couple in a fa...
Hiroshima written by hedgehog at Spillwords.com


Hiroshima written by: hedgehog   Hiroshima felt its full cause and effect I am looking back not talking mythically That mushroom cloud that envelope...
Myself written by hedgehog at Spillwords.com


Myself written by: hedgehog   Somewhere sometime after the war My parents once more together They gave me life And so I was a small bundle but I was ...
My Parents written by hedgehog at Spillwords.com

My Parents

My Parents written by: hedgehog   Lying in his hospital bed waiting; Seeing nothing the stroke has claimed his mind. She sat by his bed hoping, Waiti...


I'm a retired Civil Servant, I worked for the Ministry of Defence retiring at the age of fifty. I am now seventy years of age and was encouraged by my good friend Annie Mulholland in February 2016 to write short stories and poetry as she thought I was well capable of writing both. I started writing in earnest in June of 2016. I have joined a writing group "Tenovus write with us".