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More serious verse

la guerre éternelle

Click here to hear the poet read his words: la guerre éternelle her face was bruised and bloody she would not tell me why the dark-haired man in the high-cost suit just smiled as he walked by two brothers were … Continue reading

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Scotland

Click here to hear the poet read his words: Scotland when I think from afar of the land that I love I realise that much is almost clichéd like haggis and tartan Robert Burns and the skirl of the pipes … Continue reading

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my spider, again

Click here to hear the poet read his words: my spider, again I wonder what she hears when I speak to her the little spider who now shares my home I address her in French of course it seems somehow … Continue reading

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how

Click here to hear the poet read his words: how falling in love is a magical thing like springtime an inspirational start but when my tears fall like brown autumn leaves how can I mend what you’ve done to my … Continue reading

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homeland

Click here to hear the poet read his words: Homeland On a visit to my homeland weel-kent for its two weather conditions about to rain and already raining the Sunday is a wondrous treat of unexpected and glorious sunshine. Walking … Continue reading

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the lachrymose nephophile

Click here to hear the poet read his words: the lachrymose nephophile a cloud floats wispy high and white pure in a clear blue sky a sky too blue to shed a tear a sky that can never cry the … Continue reading

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horizon

Click here to hear the poet read his words: horizon hand in hand we stand in love watching sailboats from the warm distant horizon glide arrogantly into port we see the blues of sky and sea merge together in nature’s reflection … Continue reading

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today

Click here to hear the poet read his words: today all through my life I feel the same yesterday lasts for far too long tomorrow probably never appears it is not only today that is wrong a week can be … Continue reading

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I look back

Click here to hear the poet read his words: I look back sometimes when I look back on my life I see the choices I had and the decisions I made and my heart sighs I see the smiling faces … Continue reading

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home again

Click here to hear the poet read his words: home again I stumble through the front door home again after so long it has been a difficult time with illness and other circumstances but I suppose mostly just life doing … Continue reading

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