Browsing All posts tagged under »Celebration Poetry«

Starman

Dec 15, 2015

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Today a humble hero goes into space To the ISS he will live through three seasons Watching the world spin below As we watch in rapt awe This Starman goes where many have gone before He not the first Briton up there either Yet history is made this day As he sits and waits for […]

Eternally Entwined

Oct 18, 2015

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*For Hana and Russ. Congratulations my friends… Your destiny long since laid Your story long since written Your path set for eternal horizons A sunset and sunrise dance around your being Your souls eternally entwined Like roots growing from the earth Mother nature nurtures your love Embracing, protecting your hearts And then this long awaited […]

Happy New Year

Jan 1, 2015

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Happy new year one and all I wish you happiness in all you do Luck and dreams to inspire and delight No more hardship, no more fights Go out there and fulfil your dreams Better to have tried that sitting by the stream Watching them flow by in a gentle rush Hearing their voices lower […]

Wish Upon a Star

Dec 28, 2014

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On Christmas eve I wished upon a star On Christmas day, the day went far On Boxing day the day was a repeat On the same theme with little treats The New Year approaches in haste With it a new canvas to paint Old dreams repackaged again As we try many other attempts All you […]

Perfect Day

Nov 16, 2014

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Halfway through November, a grey sky in pain Yet she awoke afresh, determined to change The past now to sleep laid to bed The future is calling in her head So out of bed she flies in a cheery mood Under the shower then a drink and food Today she’s going to push himself harder […]

Forever Autumn

Nov 11, 2014

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An autumnal day as leaves do fall Kids kicking conkers on their way to school A chilly bite as people wrap up warm Cold evening’s and fresh dawns Fireworks explode in the night sky Spreading colourful displays up high And lights from homes warmly glow A welcome warmth in cottage windows Where hearths no doubt […]

In a Canalside Pub

Jul 29, 2014

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I wrote this in one of my favourite pubs nearby called the Rising Sun, a place you should all visit if in the Hertfordshire area. The summer crowds gather In sticky summer heat Outside the pub Some in sandalled feet Drinks in hand they chatter About things high and low Some watching the boats As […]

Hallowed Ground of SW19

Jun 23, 2014

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Anticipation and shredded nerves Blood, sweat and tears and mistakes learned Preparation fine tuned as best as it can be On hallowed ground of SW19 Gladiators on court with weapons at the ready A still moment and emotions steady And then the ball flies like a cannon shot As players defend their baseline spot The […]

Sunday Sun

Mar 9, 2014

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(Chorus) Hello Sunday Sun It’s so good to see you Glad you could supply some fun To take away our blues Where have you been for so long? Hiding away in the gloom Leaving us with a sad song Please don’t leave us any-time soon (Chorus) Hello Sunday Sun It’s so good to see you […]

A Poem for Rabbie

Jan 25, 2014

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Burns Night today oh Rabbie would be proud People will recite and play whisky drank by the crowds Haggis will be eaten galore neeps and tatties even more Scotland will be partying through their pride in their poet true Glenfiddich, Talisker, Dalwhinnie so many will be drank these whiskies Happy faces all around to celebrate […]