Richard M. Ankers is the English author of The Eternals Series and Britannia Unleashed all published by Next Chapter. Richard feels privileged to have had stories and poetry published all over the world. He lives to write.
A prolific writer, a constant source of clearing his mind, Richard has created this website to share just some of the many poems and prose he has written that would otherwise have fallen by the wayside.
Reading and writing have always been Richard's main love along with the pursuit of keeping fit, running, walking, and anything that provides a spectacular view.
Running in the rain with his headphones on whilst dreaming up some future storyline is just about perfect. It would be nicer still if that run was in Switzerland or Norway, but we can't have everything.
Oh, and coffee, lots and lots of coffee.
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8 thoughts on “The Shallows of the Heart”
Thanks Laurie 🙂
I love the way in which you drew inspiration from the photograph, but the poem reads as though the photograph drew inspiration from it. Soothing rhyming scheme, as always!
NIce to see you and thanks for the kind words. I’m terrible at choosing pics for the writings, so I’m glad you thought it worked. 🙂
No need to thank us for reading; we should thank YOU for writing. — Beautiful piece, as always, Richard.
And as always you’re too kind. Very grateful though. 🙂
WP has changed so much I had to log in to comment 😂😂😂
I love the uncertainty of not knowing. Yet it’s the knowing inside ours hearts that always calls us home. 🤷🏼♀️Something like that.
How are you my friend? We must catch up. I was thinking of your books tonight as I was taking red sunset photos. 🤗🤗
Yes we must. No excuses. I blame the world. Watch your messenger thingy, I’ll get you at the weekend. We’re away a few days at the moment walking in a storm.