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British Holiday

Transit van, Thermos flask, Tartan blanket, Plaster cast, Ginger biscuit, Brighton peer, Lovely cuppa, Is it dear? Beach is no-go, Antiques road show, Sod it, Rain, The kids can pogo, More rice cripies? Conan, Christie, Who made lanes, So bloody … Continue reading

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Gigour Mortis

The disallowed and the disaffected, In a pub that smells of disinfectant, Disappointment and disarray, As the dishcloth dystopian cabaret, Mount the stage and discharge, A dearth of dismal dirges, Dispelling any kindly urges of applause, Or pause, for any … Continue reading

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Feed the Soul

A small poem based on a random youtube comment I saw the other day. The comment appears on the last line. Warm and soft beneath my fingers, Now all is gone, now life is cinders, Perhaps I’m only trying to … Continue reading

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Appetite at Night

At night suppressing thoughts of hunger, That supper was a time ago, And dreaming of the fridge’s plunder, Humming gently floors below. Gwen

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The Older Lass

The older lass, The years have passed, Looks crinkled in the looking glass, Her hair was fair, Now bald and bare, Frame lodged in the easy chair, By hook or crook, She’d run amok, But medication must be took, And … Continue reading

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The Way It Is

You’d fly me to the moon and back, On love that lasts and lasts, I’d fly along quite willingly, But I really can’t be arsed. Gwen

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I’ll Tell You This Now, So You Remember It Later

  Even for a moment, That glimmer of light through the canopy, Unstrung together thoughts of beauty, Hold it, Press it to your cheek and don’t let go, You are not in a pit, You are in a state of … Continue reading

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Biting Talk

Attack me with your biscuits, Bring on your custard creams, I’ve got the biggest appetite, That Hampshire’s ever seen, It’ll shock you to see this, I can never be peevish, Can’t be unhappy, With crumbs in my cleavage, I take … Continue reading

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Old News

I wrote this after a friend told me how unfair she thought it was that when people spoke about the church that they just dismissed all the old people that went, as if they didn’t count, as if they didn’t … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Through

General Marbles, Talking garbles, And his trousers are too taut, Dr Sinner’s backed a winner, And he’s passing around the port, The government is garble goop, Jerry’s sleeping in his soup, And the vicar dropped a match, Harry is engaged, … Continue reading

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