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The World Beyond My Window 
2016-07-25 07:00
#poetsprompt Image used with permission, by +Laughing waters​​ The world beyond my window Is unfussy,  laid-back, cool, Palm trees blowing gently Down by a small rock pool, You see m…Read More
Wedding Cake 
2016-07-24 07:00
When it comes to wedding cake, Traditional’s a big mistake! Ours was made of different cheese, And all our guests said, “Oh, yes please!” Bleu D’Ambray and Westcombe Red, Just…Read More
2016-07-23 07:00
Please make me a burger, a burger meal, Something sublime, something surreal, A perfect burger’s one of life’s great pursuits, Just now, I feel the need to fill my boots! © Text / Im…Read More
Banana Bread
2016-07-21 07:00
Fancy a slice of banana bread? To grace your lovely tea-time spread, Just one bite and you ‘re truly fed, And it has chocolate in it too… It’s Catherine’s little slice of hea…Read More
Piano Cat
2016-07-20 07:00
Yes, I am a piano cat, I love Debussy, and that’s that, So play me my favourite, Clair De Lune, Us felines really love that tune! Or how’s about a bit of Strauss,  To have me scamper…Read More
2016-07-19 07:00
I love you, and you love me, We’re an overture, a symphony, You’re a cat and I’m a dog, But we’re digital not analogue. We’ve always been a sister and brother, Because u…Read More
Smoked Haddock Soufflé 
2016-07-18 07:00
I may be a poet, but I trained as a chef, And here is a soufflé that I like the best! Smoked haddock is great in a fine kedgeree, But this is a recipe that does it for me! Pop to our blog and…Read More
2016-07-17 07:00
This deliciously beautiful, vibrant bouquet,  Was a gift from the cats and the dog to say, We’re sorry that your dog Macgregor died, He’d have been our brother if he’d survived…Read More
The Steck Baby Grand
2016-07-16 07:00
This is Laurent, he’s here tuning my Steck, When I discovered this beauty, it was a wreck… Untouched, unloved, and covered in paint, Underneath which we found some work of restraint. The…Read More
2016-07-15 07:00
This is Guinness, she’s a black panther cat, There’s no white on her, and that is that. She’s sleek, she’s smooth, she’s a killing machine, She’s the best mouser t…Read More
Library Stairs
2016-07-14 07:00
My wife and I love a darned good book, All we have to do is take one look, And we’re lost in worlds of intrigue, romance, Of rags to riches, of circumstance, Of melodrama or history, Or detect…Read More
2016-07-13 07:00
These are the flowers my wife bought for me, My mama’s favourite flower, the peony, A simple yet beautiful pink bouquet To celebrate July 12th, her birthday. It was also the day that my dog, Ma…Read More
Garden Watch 
2016-07-12 07:00
This is us watching the garden below, To ensure that good people go to and fro, If it’s someone we hate, we will bark and hiss, We’re not always peaceful and calm like this. © Text /…Read More
2016-07-11 07:00
A door, a pot, a hydrangea blue, To welcome guests, to welcome you. A simple gesture that makes you smile, As you step into my house for a little while. © Text / Image Caro Ness 2016 Read More
2016-07-10 07:35
Not a jack-in-the-box but a cat-in-the-box, And when I am then my life is so rosy, It may look quite frot, but believe me it’s not,  It makes me feel safe and, yes, cosy. So leave me to si…Read More
2016-07-09 08:18
You’ll feel better if you sing, sing, sing, So open your throat, let the rafters ring, And sing us a snatch of your favourite song, To make the day merrily roll along! © Text / Image Caro…Read More
2016-07-08 07:00
This is how I feel when relaxed and fluffy,Not timid, or shy, what you might call stuffy, Just lying here letting it all hang loose, So put your nimble fingers to very good use, And give my tummy a j…Read More
The Great Gatsby
2016-07-07 07:00
This is me when I’ve been for my first poochy pamper, And believe me when I say I’m one happy camper, I was formerly scruffy and dreadfully hirsute, Now I think you’ll agree that I…Read More
2016-07-06 08:00
It’s a week since I saw you, So please make a fuss, There is no one in the world, Right now, but us! You must know that I love you, My sweet Cory Cook, So come and admire, My new boyish look!&n…Read More
My Piano
2016-07-05 07:00
This is my piano, made by Steck, And it has a beautiful tone, by heck.  It’s the most therapeutic thing to sit and play, And while an hour or two away. © Text / Image Caro Ness 2016 Read More
When The Familiar Becomes Unfamiliar 
2016-07-04 07:00
I love to walk in nature, To feel the breeze on my skin, The ground beneath my feet, To smell the earth and trees on the air. And yet this morning, In a stretch of wood That I know so well, Where anc…Read More
2016-07-03 07:00
I’ve always been a sucker for a good balloon, In them you feel you can fly to the sun or moon!  And from their baskets you’ll see some sights (sites), The trouble is, I’ve no h…Read More
2016-07-02 07:00
Our dog was brought up with feline friends, And so, bucking all Jack Russell  trends, Gatsby thinks he’s a dog-shaped cat, And there’s simply nothing wrong with that!  © Te…Read More
The Bed
2016-07-01 07:00
Mum took me to the vets, And although it’s a place for pets, I didn’t want to go. Other times I’ve been, my balls got snipped, I had injections, got microchipped, I really didn&rsqu…Read More
2016-06-30 07:00
She walked into an empty house, Not just any house, Her family home, All her life. She stood in each room, Each empty room, And although her footsteps  Sounded loud and hollow, Àlmost moc…Read More
2016-06-29 07:05
Be still and listen to the beat of your heart. Is it the persistent percussion Of stress, Exertion? Or the slow church tower chime Of calm? If you listen to your breath, In. Out. And how it matches t…Read More
Play Ball!
2016-06-28 07:30
I love it when you throw my ball, It’s really no trouble to chase it at all! I love to chase it and bring it back, And I’ll keep on doing so till I hit the sack! © Text  Caro Ne…Read More
2016-06-27 07:00
Nothing like a rack of ribs, Sticky, unctuous,…you’ll need bibs! ‘Cause they’re covered in marinade & rub, That makes them an irresistible form of grub!  And baked f…Read More
The Unicorn
2016-06-26 07:00
Today I’m modelling the unicorn, ‘Cause my mad hair’s in the shape of a horn.  Don’t mess with me, I’m a mythical beast, And I’m liable to love you to death a…Read More
A Bird
2016-06-24 07:00
Stretch of limb and sinew Effortless lift Poetry in motion A bird in flight  © Text Caro Ness 2016 Image may be subject to copyright Read More
2016-06-23 07:52
They’ve erected a gazebo in High Level Drive, But it’ll blow away before all the voters arrive! Europe!! Are we in or out? Endless debates at which politicians shout… BREXIT-ers, a…Read More
2016-06-22 07:00
OK, so, well, this is my ugly mug, And it may belong on a Toby Jug, But it’s my attempt at sharing my smile, I hope posting it here has been worthwhile! © Text / Image Caro Ness 2016 Read More
Hot Milk
2016-06-21 07:00
Do you like your cereal with milk that’s hot? Well, I can tell you that I do NOT! I like some crunch with ice cold milk, That slips down my throat like a ribbon of silk. One thing the cereal ne…Read More
2016-06-21 07:00
Oh thanks for leaving the washing-up!   A plate, a bowl, a spoon, a cup, What possessed you to leave it there? Were you unable to get off your derrière? I don’t want to look like a…Read More
2016-06-20 07:00
What can I say about my little cat? She’s a quicksilver lovely, an acrobat. She’ll jump on your shoulder, straight from the floor, Or she’ll be stalking moths on the top of the door…Read More
2016-06-19 07:00
I wanted something to break my fast, Something substantial that would last, A big bowl of cereal and cold, cold milk, A mixture of crunch and smooth as silk. So out came a box of Crunchy Nut,  C…Read More
2016-06-18 07:00
I feel the need to party! Something hale and hearty… The need to laugh and dance has come round again, So let’s break out some really good champagne, Because it fizzes and revives, Oh, l…Read More
2016-06-17 07:00
I’m a very tired chap, So I’m taking a little nap, In the course of racing round, How many things d’you think I found? There were balls and bones on tap, I found them all, every las…Read More
Eggs Benedict
2016-06-16 07:00
If asked what I want for breakfast, I predict, I would usually say an Eggs Benedict. Eggs poached lovingly in Hollandaise, Guaranteed to raise you from any malaise. Placed on top of a toasted muffin…Read More
2016-06-15 07:00
I was doing my best to work, When my cat chose to come and lurk! She craved a morning cuddle,  So we go into our morning huddle, And have some lovely long embraces, To put a smile on both our fa…Read More
La Petite Bouchee
2016-06-14 07:00
We have a bijou pop-up cafe, Which is called La Petite Bouchée. It only serves four and is French and boutique, So be prepared for something entirely unique. © Text / Image Caro Ness 2016…Read More
History Created
2016-06-13 07:00
History created In the form of a tree Whose roots Are buried in a monument  So new life sprouts From a past forgotten Rewrought © Text  Caro Ness 2016 © Image Angkeara Bong: Cambo…Read More
2016-06-12 07:05
I really do just love this bed, It’s soft and cosy and very red, If I close my eyes it’s ‘specially nice, ‘Cause I can dream of catching mice, That makes me happy, it makes me…Read More
An Unknown Road
2016-06-11 07:00
The road stretched into the unknown, It was foggy, so I felt strangely disconnected, In odd places, someone had erected A white picket fence, But only a yard or two long, So it ended almost before it…Read More
2016-06-10 07:00
The Gin Bar This is our bar, and it’s stocked full of gin, When it comes to boutique ones, where do I begin? They’re so full of flavour, it gets under your skin! The distillers are extrem…Read More
2016-06-09 07:00
This is a nice bowl of comfort food When life gets you down, or people are rude,It’s cauliflower cheese in the form of a soup, To allow you a bit of peace and goodwill to recoup.It wraps itself…Read More
In The Doghouse 
2016-06-08 07:00
I do not deliberately set out to annoy, Nor do I purposefully try to destroy, But I’m only a puppy, so most things are a toy, And munching on biros does bring me joy! My teeth need to sharpen…Read More
2016-06-07 07:00
This is where I like to hide, In a box, where it’s dark inside. If there’s one empty, I’ll climb in, Because I feel quite safe within. If it’s full, I’ll make a space, …Read More
Moules Frites
2016-06-06 07:00
How about a nice pot of moules? I know when I see them, I start to drool, Accompanied by a bowl of chips, With aoli and assorted dips… With cider, fish stock, beer or wine, Any way wil…Read More
2016-06-04 07:00
We are the sweetest pair of mogs, Loving, giving, inseparable sprogs, We tolerate most things, even dogs, And often go as mad as a bag of frogs, But we’re happy when we’re together! …Read More
2016-06-03 07:00
Let’s skip pudding and have some cheese, That floats my boat, so let’s have some please! We’ve  even got a board or slate, On which the cheese will look really great. A bit of…Read More
Fig Tart
2016-06-02 07:00
The tart that I made was laced with Fig, Some pieces were small, and some quite big, A custard was added to carry the fruit, A creme anglaise, there’s no substitute… And some booze, of w…Read More
2016-06-01 07:00
Alaska. We were out on the boat, And, suddenly, The whales breached Beyond us. Gentle giants Of the deep, Up from the depths to feed. How small, And unimportant Man is, In the face of such giants? An…Read More
2016-05-31 07:00
I admit I like to lie in bed, With the duvet almost over my head, Wrapped up tight in my neat cocoon, I relish the peace of a silent room Please don’t disturb when I’m in this state  …Read More
2016-05-30 07:00
It’s something you love Or something you hate  I confess I adore it I don’t speculate  It’s not just me that loves it ‘Cause so does my wife So we each have a jar To…Read More
2016-05-29 07:20
It was cold Freezing In our house The wind seemed to build And swell And occupy every corner So we lit a fire © Caro Ness 2016 Read More
2016-05-28 07:00
I have been asked to create a poem to go with this picture #poetsprompt #sunset The sun went down, And the clouds rolled in, Some angry and threatening, Some light as cotton flowers, Or marshmallow…Read More
2016-05-27 07:00
It’s my favourite game, Whilst in the park, If you’ve got a good aim, I’ll make my mark, And I will bring the stick back to you. A stick, a ball, A squeaky toy, It doesn’t mat…Read More
Detached Property
2016-05-26 07:00
I’ve a detached property A studio flat I’ve everything I need Detached from others But not from me And private Because in a heartbeat I can just close myself Off from the world Snail Shel…Read More