Limericks – the other kind.

A limerick is a form of poetry, especially one consisting of five-lines, predominantly in an anapestic meter with a strict rhyming scheme (AABBA), often with humorous intent. The first, second and fifth lines are usually longer than the third and fourth, moreover the first line traditionally introduces a person and/or…

Why And wherefore

Why, you may ask - after so many years without one -  have I chosen to create an official alison limerick website. The answer is twofold. I have been told by eeeeevrybody that I need one. 'Gota have one'. Well I resisted that imperative for a very long time but…
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What’s In A Name

'And still I rise', the title of my debut album was taken from a Maya Angelou poem. I was fortunate to have seen this wonderful writer read her poetry live on stage. She blow my mind and sent me running to the nearest bookshop to read her poetry and her…