Archive for the 'Verse' Category

The Echo

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

The Echo (First published on Turquoise monster) I saw the echo scamper ashore It was wet and cold and so alone I saw the echo sit and cry Though no eyes it had the tears still poured I smelt the echo as vibration Thrumming and strumming a silent sound I smelt the echo in pinks […]

Sarah’s Christmas Collection ebook

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Sarah's Christmas Collection by Sarah Snell-Pym I’ve recorded the poems from The Little Book of Festive Poetry and added a song – there is also a story called Percival’s Christmas Wish which I have written to raise money for Shelter – I am doing a sponsored illustration of the story For updates check out my […]

The Shrimp

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

The Shrimp (first published on Turquoise Monster) I am hiding safe In a poisonous jungle Tentacle petals sway Pinks and purples Strong, vibrant Beautifully deadly I am hiding safe In the anemone’s flower Transparent and small Who could find me? Beneath a protective canopy Ignored, secure I am hiding safe As beauty drags Beauty from […]

e-book Spoogy

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Here is a PDF of The Little Book of Spoogy Poetry – it’s a series of poems I have created and illustrated for my little ones and it is free until midnight on the 31st of October. Just click on the image below to download and enjoy


Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Moments (first published on Turquoise Monster) This is the moment when the clouds that had glowed so fantastically tangerine Have faded to lead, pinning the once brilliant sky into dread certainty The moment when the chips that had been so fine and smoothly hot Are soggy cold and taste of stale fat We look at […]


Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Trinket (first published on Turquoise Monster) A look of Dark abundance Smoldered on emaciated frame Glaring out defiance Igniting me A fist full of Nitro Hurled to the wind A cage of napalm Exploded by this will alone I swear I will not forget you And I will not hate you You contained enough for […]

Ballads of the Scientifica – ebook / album

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Ballads of the Scientifica by Sarah Snell-Pym It is National Science and Technology Week so I have collected together some of my poems and science stories and written a song which I have put up on bandcamp.

The Winter Depths

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The Winter Depths (First published on Blue Monster) The cold freezes the air to solid form, coating the branches of the trees, starting from the smallest twig which become heavy under the white crystals. The night draws on and the day seems murky and insincere and then sometimes to have happened not at all. The […]

The Little Book of Festive Poetry

Monday, December 5th, 2011

I have made these booklets of The Little Book of Festive Poetry which is a collection of poems about winter and Christmas I have written and illustrated for my kids. We are giving limited editions to friends and family and selling the others for £3.

This Uneasy Eden

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

redator in the Coral Jungle Abundant, hungry Always hungry Prey in the Coral Jungle Scared, in fear Always in fear A paradise of perpetual hell An edge world Finely balanced Between the starving And the eaten Make it paradise true Shift the paradigm Remove the predator Remove the hunger Remove the fear Remove the edge […]