I did a haiku the other day about Ronette walking over the bridge. I wanted to develop it a bit as her character doesn’t get much attention despite the trauma she endures. So, here’s what I came up with. You can see the video version here The Pulaski Girl Battered and broken Left to wander […]Read more "The Pulaski Girl – a haiku sequence"
Hi everyone, I’ve shared this news already with some, but I thought I would put out a wider post about the fantastic news I had a couple of weeks ago. As you have no doubt seen, I’ve gone poetry crazy this year, with daily haikus and longer pieces on the website, all to do with […]Read more "Poetry Win! Twin Peaks haiku project"
I wanted to do something based on the interrogation scene where Evil Coop is visited by Gordon, Tammy and Albert. It’s a scene that makes my skin crawl, brilliantly played by all concerned. Here are a few haikus about it. Sitting Behind Glass Sitting behind glass But he’s with you in the room The darkest […]Read more "Sitting Behind Glass – a haiku sequence"
I’ve been thinking of doing something for Bobby Briggs for a while. I was lucky enough to meet Dana Ashbrook in 2014 and he was such a genuine, gracious chap that I grew in appreciation of his character even more. I struggled for inspiration, however, until I remembered the scene in season 3 when he […]Read more "Just a Photograph – a haiku sequence"
Hi everyone, I’ve always been fascinated with Mike’s story; how he traded his arm for redemption and a chance to hunt down his former partner. I wanted to do a special haiku to mark getting to the 200th video I’ve done. Number 200 happens to coincide with my 6th wedding anniversary and I have much bigger […]Read more "Mike’s Story – a haiku sequence"
Anyone who watches What the Haiku! will know that I can’t go more than a month without coming back to one of my favourite characters: Dick Tremayne. In his honour then, I have composed some limericks – my first attempts at this form of poetry. Limericks have a fairly strict structure in terms of rhyme […]Read more "Are you still seeing this…? Some limericks"
Hi there, I was moved to write a poem today; not about Twin Peaks this time but something more real. We all know the spectre of depression sometimes. We all go to dark places in our minds. Those halls are all too real; labyrinthine places from which sometimes it seems hard to believe we will ever […]Read more "Light Gathers Around a Low Place – a poem"