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LEAVES of GOLD

LEAVES of GOLD Leaves of gold are falling fast Along with acorns and beech mast. The lawn is littered with all sorts Ginger tom thinks its cat sports Chasing as the wind decides Better than any fairground rides. Says he! … Continue reading

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SNOWFALL

SNOWFALL While up in the mountains of Spain Snow fell in winter again and again Until the cold dropped to twenty below Began to question if it really was snow! Or some other freezing substance That froze the pipes in … Continue reading

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DREAM to WAKE

DREAM to WAKE Rain tattoo on the Velux overhead Is no incentive to leave the bed Save the dream and clear the head … The body needs a good shake To get rid of the nightly ache Wash, then breakfast … Continue reading

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INSIDER

INSIDER What is it that lurks in the shadow you can’t quite see? It is the twilight that hides a vision beneath the tree. Darkness only serves to praise the Source’s light The messenger sets your dimmest dream alight. Messengers … Continue reading

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DEVON SPEAK

DEVON SPEAK (Just a few I recall from 1940s to 1950s) How are you: “‘ow be knacklin vor” They do say in mornin’ Pretty fine: “Perdy viddy” be the answer So it is my handsome: “So tis me ‘ansome”. There … Continue reading

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LOOKING BACK

LOOKING BACK (at my reflection) What is it that makes a life? Could I look back with satisfaction? Age makes no difference to action It’s all in the matter of faction! Looking back … There is a purpose to any … Continue reading

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TIME OUT

TIME OUT (in a moment of reflection) We know life throws it We have to deal with it. When I got it I lost it Lost it too for others Like me, life smothered. Lost my job A vacant hob … Continue reading

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