Savvy-Storm Poem – Priorities

This poem is based on a painting I created during the Coronavirus lockdown – as, unable to go beyond the boundaries of my family and garden and home, I sought to marry up the mish-mash of colours outside and within.



Locked in, I find myself,

in the place that is the part of myself

that has always been there

waiting for attention


to reach out with tentacles of colour

to make its mark, to mark its place, upon the canvas of a life

raced through from

start                  to                    end

as I come back to the middle

to gather in my



Copyright of image and poem owned by The Silly-Savvy Salopian


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Storm Diary 2 – Zealot!


Published by The Silly-Savvy Salopian

Freelance writer and descendant of the cave dweller and outlaw, Humphrey Kynaston. Banished from Shropshire for my eccentricity, I have made my home in Suffolk. I write poetry, short stories, travel journals, comedy gig reviews and non-fiction articles. My wish is to write my way back into the heart of my birth land. All writing commissions (and free holidays in Shropshire!) considered.

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