This week’s poem comes from deep within my positive attitude and means a lot to me.I’m a person of charts, progress and most of all, being positive. Before I started writing I had several business and entrepreneurial ventures, some successful and some not. That is why it’s important not to live above your means andContinue reading “Life”

Lives taken

May 22nd 2017 at 10:31pm, it was a Monday. Myself and my wife, Jeni, were working a late shift and we had just finished. I remember Jeni telling me that she had just given a friendly bear hug to the security guard.We grabbed our coats and headed for the car; when we got home weContinue reading “Lives taken”


As it’s Mental Health Awareness Week I decided to do a second poem this week; I was only going to do one but I got an email from the business I work with explaining what is available online for people who need a bit of help to get them through this pandemic. I remember whenContinue reading “Kindness”


It’s Mental Health Awareness Week so I thought I would write a special poem for my blog.I myself in the past have had a terrible time with my own mental health. Back in 2010 I had a variety of businesses and I believed that I was having a mental breakdown. I went to the doctor’sContinue reading “Together”


Writing things down really helps, it gets the thoughts and feelings out of your head; that’s just one of the reasons I started writing in the first place.Recently I was reading a poem from my book, Life As We Know It; it’s on page 26 and entitled ‘Invisible’. I remember writing that poem while thinkingContinue reading “Invisible”

My dream

Thank you for your continuing support on my new poetry book. You have all been fantastic. I can’t wait for us all to get to a new normality so we can see our families and friends again and so I can see my book on the bookshop shelves; it’s been a dream for me thatContinue reading “My dream”

Animal nonsense

About the Author Mark Quinn has always been creative. A strong desire to fulfil a childhood dream is what spurred him on to write and self-publish his first book back in 2012. He lives in Manchester, England, with his lovely wife and furry and feathered friends. He is active in charity work and supports aContinue reading “Animal nonsense”