This blog actually began life as a poetry blog for National Poetry Writing Month 2013. This event takes place every year throughout the month of April. Each day a prompt appears on the NaPoWriMo website, and poets throughout the world are invited to take up the challenge and post their efforts on their blogs. The latter probably calls for far more bravery than the actual writing.
Here is one such pathetic effort from that far-off time:
My blog even owes its title to poetry. Fans of Robert Browning (I'm sure there must be some of you out there) will probably recognise the sly reference to one of his best-known works. Here is an unashamed spoof of one of his others: