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I was asked to write a poem for Christmas that was read during the Broadwindsor Church carol service

What are you dreaming of this Christmas? I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, with every Christmas card I write; Can there be a more well-known song that fills us with delight And ideas of the perfect Christmas we all want … Continue reading

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Women of World War One. A provocative and hauntingly real account as seen through the eyes of the ‘weaker sex’.

‘Women of World War One’ performed by Musicians South West CIC and Trio Paradis at the Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis. A powerful performance. Women and war: doesn’t have quite the same familiarity to it as ‘men and war’ given that it is … Continue reading

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To mark World Poetry Day & as it’s sunny, a poem in praise of the sun, that may not always shine but is definitely always there.

I do not come and go by choice, my destiny lies elsewhere I rise and set as Nature chose, with diligence and care. Some days my golden glow is dulled by cloudy skies but yet I always rise in the east … Continue reading

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A doctor’s appointment, waiting patiently & anonymously in the waiting room

You arrive, just two minutes late, but late nonetheless. Will they allow you your allotted time or have you missed your slot? Out of breath and red faced, perspiring perhaps just a little, “Can I help you?” they ask; my … Continue reading

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A Love Story I was asked to write that had a sad ending…for me at any rate

I was asked to write a poem, a very special poem, from a spurned husband to his wife. He wanted it to be in the form of a love story, describing their first meeting, their marriage, the wonderful life they … Continue reading

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For every parent who tells off their child but can’t stand the guilt of an upset son/daughter

For every parent who faces the constant struggle of teaching their child right from wrong; who faces the torture of seeing their child upset and/or crying after a ‘telling off’; this poem is written for that child to try and … Continue reading

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A poem dedicated to all fathers suffering from dementia

To Remember all Fathers as They Were I remember the day When you were not far away; It never entered my mind That one day I’d find All the treasures we shared, To show that we cared, Would be buried … Continue reading

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