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An Unexpected Meeting

October 31, 2011

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The night draws in as he readies for home To an empty flat, all alone For a few hours he’ll relax before sleep Before he knows it, morning it’ll be He walks up the mile past pubs and bars People bustling by as are cars The castle high atop the road The royal mile has […]

All Hallows Eve

October 31, 2011

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So today is all hallows eve A day reviled by Christianity Because they believe it linked with evil The one they fear who is the devil The Samhain feis though is nothing like that It’s about food and celebration, not witches and black cats For Samhain feis means summer ends festival in Gaelic old A […]

This Child’s Halloween

October 31, 2011

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The boy wakes up for school all excited He’s dressing up for Hallowe’en, his spirit ignited Of what the day will bring at his school And the night when he collects his haul The day brings games and gifts galore Bobbing apples made him laugh all the more Toffee apples and fighting dragons He laughs […]

The King of Pop Has Passed

October 30, 2011

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* The following poem was first published 26th June 2009 on my personal facebook page and I thought I’d put it up for everyone to see in the wider world. Michael Jackson, the king of pop Has passed this sad cruel world Does anyone ever think to stop Of his family, friends, his children Through […]

The Wonder of Nature

October 30, 2011

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Watching David Attenborough on the TV I marvel at the animals that are wild and free On a frozen planet I’ve just seen that world Amazed at the wonder of nature that does unfurl Wolves hunt bison in a cold harsh climate Survival of the fittest, they are watched by a pilot Killer whales disturb […]

Memories of Childhood

October 30, 2011

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I remember as a kid in times innocent gone by How I’d play in the streets with friends in playful fight I’d also play in the back garden of my Nan’s In a coal shed she had, I’d have dirty hands My imagination was wild wherever I was Allowed to run free, I was the […]

This Darkest Day

October 30, 2011

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Today he awoke into dark skies Confused by time, oh how it flies Groggy he stumbles out of bed Into a waking world he’ll be instead As the morning closes to an end The darkness blocks the sun, can’t defend So he moves about in a lethargic way He’ll make the most of this darkest […]