Mike Smith  - Rhythm & Rhyme  


Small-Scale/Village Hall Venues 

Performance Talks/Festivals


Afternoons oEvenings

Whatever works for you


For more information/ bookings

01430 431488

07866 259826




Please use the same contact details for enquiries about publications


I do not have a fixed fee but charge per person attending (possibly plus travel).

                                                     HEALTH WARNING        Poems can permanently alter the state of your mind.

It's the words

AND the body


I try to do this website myself, struggling from one difficulty to another! However, I keep it more or less up to date ..... and hope you find it useful.




For audiences of all ages

Mike Smith

'Rhythm & Rhyme - With Time for a Song'


I've not posted on Youtube for quite a while, now.

I am focusing on Facebook ..... and hard-copy publishing, of course!

(Just now and again on Twitter)

'Family Fairy Tales'


Christmas Fireside Stories - In Verse


For a handful of earlyish Youtube poems click - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTwcvSz6kdVIAJgaIQZMj4w

Forthcoming Publication


'A Tale Of Two Lock-Downs
















Publication, May, 2021

A higgledy-piggledy website

A higgledy-piggledy mind

A higgledy-piggledy Do It Yourself

Of a higgledy-piggledy kind

Pump up the language!

Recent Publication: November, 2020


'Dreaming of Onions'


Poems written daily during the period of pandemic lockdown

~ March - June, 2020 ~


£10 (+£1 p&p) Once the printing bill is paid all profits go to The Ashes Playing Field Trust, Howden



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