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”

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”

Isolation and meditation

Isolation and Meditation Special post from me today.Most of us are in isolation so I just wanted to show you how I cope.If you suffer from mental problems or over-thinking, and with my mind it happens a lot, try some meditation. Keep a record of what you’ve been thinking about, write it in a bookContinue reading “Isolation and meditation”

Clean your gob

Clean your gob poem by Mark Quinn Canine, wisdom, choppers and all;that’s what you see when the dog chases the ball.Fangs, pegs and pearly whites;nibbling at your neck with such a fright.Front teeth, back teeth and “one has fallen out!”;that’s what you hear when the dentist shouts.Big teeth, small teeth and even gums;they can allContinue reading “Clean your gob”


Reviewing the book on Amazon is very important as it not only helps other readers make decisions but it shows bookshops and other suppliers the demand for the book.Until life gets back to what we consider ‘normal’ people can’t visit bookshops so please consider leaving a review for fellow readers and to help my bookContinue reading “Review”