The Lost Soldier

September 30, 2014

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The Somme courtesy of www.tiki-taka.org

His heart beating in time with the bombs He gets ready to jump over the trench of the Somme Commanding officers and friends close by feel the same As they prepare to play this dangerous game Shaking with fear but ready to go He tries to hide his emotions but they do show Just turned […]

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Glitter Girl

September 30, 2014

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Glitter Girl

In a darkened bar you shine From my depths a glimmer climbs Eyes a-dazzled by your presence Your whole style was seductively meant From the glitter of your dress Figure hugging no less Your hair as gold as the sun Blinding beauty from which I’ll not run To be lost in your embrace And caress […]

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Call of the Sea

September 30, 2014

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Sailing ships off Brighton Beach by Darren Greenidge

Whispers carried by the sea The breakers calling me Instilling in me long dead belief From this place I’ve no wish to leave I watch the boats float on by Overhead the seagull cry The boats drift lazily past I wonder where their anchor will cast? I dream of setting sail myself To escape my […]

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Down in the Woods

September 17, 2014

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Gothic Wood

‘Tis a dark and still night Not a sound disturbs the air Nor a whisper in the trees Nowt stirs in the wooded lair Yet shadows crawl and twist Bending around trees That reach and claw outwards In silent screams Something is alive in there But none can see Something moves and watches Wanting to […]

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Oxford Pub guide

September 17, 2014

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The Turf Tavern, Oxford courtesy of www.telegraph.co.uk

I went to Oxford a couple of weeks ago and this is a short list of some of the pubs we visited if you ever go to that wonderful city. Please bear in mind that there are only a few on here as much as I would have liked to have visited more. Another time […]

News Reviews 6

September 17, 2014

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Lying Scotsman

The following are just a few grumbles of the week to let out of my crowded and mad mind. The Scottish Referendum Yes I know, I did a huge piece on this a few days ago but it is a big thing here in the UK and will change everything no matter which way it […]

In A Foreign Field

September 16, 2014

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Picture courtesy of www.dailymail.co.uk

Mud spattered uniforms cross a scarred land Already obliterated by war Trenches criss-cross along fields once green Ripped apart by those in defence of their lives Who huddle deep, away from speedy death Keeping heads down One soldier, new to the fields Sits shaken by all that goes about Bullets and bombs resound Screams and […]

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