Friday, July 15, 2016

Marking Time--By Anna-Marie Docherty--Wales

Marking Time

Years on
Ghosts torment still
What have we learnt
Terror trauma torture
Truths suffered

Century passed
Time to speak
That in remembrance, peace
Mark time together
Take stance
Anna-Marie Docherty lives in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK and is often inspired by nature and the world around her. Having been writing poetry now for 4 - 5 years, her works have developed in structure and form as well as using free verse in her writing as she walks this endless art form and creativity in her thirst to further learn. Letting the pen and the muse dictate topic and form both humour, religion, nature or the serious subject might be touched upon therefore keeping the writing fresh and easy to read by those who follow. Writing both as given name above and pen name anaisnais through the net, examples of poems can be found both in Snippets, an anthology of short verse by various international poets, compiled by Karen O'Leary and Patricia Ann Farnsworth-Simpson; also Pink Panther magazine, an anthology written by several poets and artists on feminist issues in our environment and various poems on the internet for taster.


  1. Anna-Marie, what a wonderful and gripping poem in "Marking Time." I really enjoyed it. Thank you for sharing and continued blessings!

    -MJ (

  2. Thank you Maurice, so very kind of you. Many blessings to you too...

  3. I love this poem Anna-Marie it is very poignant and wouldn't have been out of place in "Remembrance 1914-2014" a book I collaborated on to mark 100 years of conflict sine the start of the great war!

    It is an exceptional write

    Write On