The Hunter

October 25, 2014

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Hunting Wolf

The seasons come, the seasons go come rain or shine or falling snow He comes to look for food to eat the hunter knows where’s fish or meat He smells the air and listens hard eyes alert, always on the guard For he knows another this way comes but he is prepared to defend or […]

Posted in: Poetry, Wildlife

The Politician’s Scraps

October 25, 2014

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Tottenham, north London. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images www.theguardian.com

So back to normal now the riots are turned down in heat The politicians fight for scraps, vultures over a piece of meat All for the power and glory of a political seat They as bad as the rioters, all too neat Maybe this time though they will learn from their mistake And will give […]

Posted in: Poetry

If Éire Be My Wife, Then Caledonia Be My Lover

October 25, 2014

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The Glenfinnan Monument and Loch Shiel in the background in Scotland Picture courtesy of dsphotographic.com

If Éire be my wife, then Caledonia be my lover A temptress of beauty like no other She leads me astray all over her curves From the mountains, the islands, the sea and surf A wildness comes over me when I embrace her An animal instinct long buried, now to serve She teaches me something […]

Posted in: Poetry

Friends

October 24, 2014

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Chimps

Friends old and friends new Friends you forget hold them true Love them always truly dear Accept them without rejection or fear Time flies in their jest Before you know it, in their behest Love them dear Love them true Through beers, through tears Through life’s crazy fears Through thick and thin they’ll be there […]

Posted in: Poetry

The Child’s Favourite Toy

October 24, 2014

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Child Asleep Bed Dark Stock Photos, Illustrations, and Vector Art www.shutterstock.com

The small boy no more than three Plays with his soldiers before his tea He pretends to shoot the bad guy As his goodies bide their time and hide Bored is he after half an hour He decides to play wizards with his tower The dragons fight against the wizard the boy makes a sound […]

Posted in: Poetry

An Endless Knot

October 24, 2014

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Isle of Handa, a nature reserve off the north-west coast of Scotland blog.scotlandinfo.eu

Looking out of the window on a cold day The wind blowing away the last of summer Thoughts shut down where I lay Dreaming the life of another But I think my destiny lies elsewhere Alone with the Mountains and the Sea Being at one with the elements without care Nature becoming at one with […]

Posted in: Poetry

Childhood’s Future

October 21, 2014

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Man in deep thought

He’s been thinking about his childhood lately If he knew then what he knows now Wondering where he could now be? Would his life be different somehow? The people around him make him think As they drain his very soul As well as money through gifts and drink He sometimes feels swallowed whole Where does […]

Posted in: Poetry
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