Monthly Archives: January 2014

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                                 Flowers Flowers can say in so many ways, Emotions that we all portray, In sorrow or in gladness too, They can express so much   Roses, Tulips and Daffodils, Are given with grace in joy or ill, A wreath a … Continue reading

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The “Friendly “Neighbour

  The Friendly Neighbour  I have a friendly neighbour she nearly drives me wild, I see her peeping through her nets she’s like a little child, Her eyes they miss nothing and her hearing is acute Without a doubt she … Continue reading

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The Dark Peak

This poem was inspired by my many visits to Kinder Scout in Derbyshire The Dark Peak The grit stone stands as a sentinel to the Dark Peak, And moorland stretches as far as the eye can see,  Peat bogs lie … Continue reading

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  These poems are the result of my young  granddaughter being told by Granddad That sheep in the steep valleys of Lancashire and Yorkshire Are bred with two legs shorter on one side so that they would not fall over … Continue reading

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Women’s and men’s problems two poems !

I always like a challenge and after a neighbour told me that she was being treated for a “women’s problem ” which was a prolapse womb  I wrote her a poem about it  to cheer her up! She had a … Continue reading

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To Sparky

  My son Robin rescued this cat from an abusive home , it was very wary of him and at first resisted all attempts by him to befriend him. They did however form a firm bond and he lived for many … Continue reading

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Crompton Cat I walk with head and tail erect a regal bearing as you would expect, From such a cat as you can see, nobility exudes from me, And as I walk most cats would bow, she cats curtsy or … Continue reading

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The Postcard from France

My father Private William Morgan of the Manchester Regiment drew this card and sent it to my mother in in August 1917. He was in a hut provided for soldiers in the First World War paid for by subscriptions from … Continue reading

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Remembrance

Remembrance From cenotaph to village small, a bugle sounds the plaintive call, And warriors from a time long past, old comrades they recall; Each year they come, though numbers dwindle; but their duty they express To honour friends now at … Continue reading

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My Dad and the Manchester RegIment

My Dad  In memory of Private William Morgan No 48836   Manchester Regiment My Dad joined the Manchester’s, when General Kitchener called, He donned the khaki uniform and marched off with his pals, The bands they were a playing, and boots … Continue reading

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