Poems with pictures
Poems on Hong Kong, England, Venice and Art
For a real poem, you can’t beat the Elizabethan sonnet: the world in 14 rhymed lines. But some other formats are explored here too. A click on any picture below will take you to its poem.
|On taking off at Heathrow
A journey of hope
|Tavistock Square Garden
A reflection across the generations
The sights and sounds of a beautiful city
|End of Empire
Beauty fallen into decay
|On re-reading Marlowe
Perspectives on the great poet – from studenthood and maturity.
|On copying Sisley
This French Impressionist painted beautiful pictures, and had a difficult life.
Michaelangelo’s David, awesome model of manhood.