Giving Up the Day Job 5: A Diary

Disclaimer: This post contains links to Amazon affiliate book reviews. If you choose to purchase a book via the links, I will receive a commission at no extra cost to yourself. I’ve done it! No, I haven’t (to my knowledge) won the lottery, but I’ve sold my first book! Wow! Okay, so it’s not that…

Golden Tongue: A Savvy Haiku

Tongue immortalised; gold-plated antiquity; words trapped forever.   Copyright of text and photo owned by Jay Cool, May 2019

Sonetto: A Savvy Poem

[Composed whilst intoxicated by sonnets in ‘Stressed Unstressed:Classic Poems to Ease the Mind’, ed. by Jonathan Bates et. al. (Harper Collins, 2016).] Small song; a sonetto of fourteen lines to cure the soul. Fourteen chances to clear the brain of summer gone and humour. Summer song. Stresses undone, drifting out – red, brown and yellow…

Misplaced Correction: A Savvy Poem

{Written out of respect for the best charity Shop Assistant in town – who gives his time and his smiles freely.} It’s a charity shop – helps people in need. And yet, he stands, with needs, chided, corrected. ‘Look!’ she scolds. ‘Four pounds down! You should have listened!’ I listen, and I see. As she…

PJ’s Perky Jaunt: A Comedy Club Review

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Embrace: A Savvy Something

Workday’s tomorrow; I pull me up with braces – fit to embrace it.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, May 2019   Written in response to Tony Bologna’s Embrace It blog post.   Image by luxstorm from Pixabay   If you enjoyed this haiku, which of course you did, please like, follow, leave a comment and read…

Giving up the Day Job 4: A Diary

Disclaimer: This post contains a link to Amazon, with regards to a recommended book. If you choose to purchase the book, I will receive a commission at no cost to yourself.   Okay, so I haven’t given it up yet. I’ve still got three months of my notice to work out but, signing on the…

Dreamcoat: A Savvy Haiku

  A giant toggle nudges at strands of wool and I see my dreamcoat.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, May 2019   Want to know more about Chilton? Read Chilled in Chilton.  

Giving Up the Day Job 3: A Diary

Okay, so I’m still currently in employment, but by being up and blogging at 2.44 am, I am demonstrating my commitment to the cause. Yesterday, I achieved a record number of 198 views on this blog site. Yes, it is true that my target was to reach 200, but I nearly got there! So, don’t knock…

Hinch an Inch: A Silly Poem

A have a hunch about about Mrs Hinch, that if I moved like her, I’d shed that inch.   Copyright owned by Jay Cool, May 2009 Image by klimkin from Pixabay