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Poem for Armistice Day

The following poem was originally published in my book, ‘Towards Humanity’, in 2015. However, as we are now only four weeks away from Armistice Day, exactly one hundred years after the end of World War One, I thought it would … Continue reading

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In tune with nature?

Here follows a poem written a few years ago, but which is ever relevant to my life, as I ‘harvest’ all my own firewood and heat my cottage with a woodburner. More sticks than ever have been blown from the … Continue reading

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a poem from the new book, ‘Towards Humanity’

Here is a poem from my recent, and first, volume of poetry, ‘Towards Humanity’. There are fine drawings by Pembrokeshire artist, Anne Marie Butler, to accompany some of the poems. For anyone who would like a copy posting, the cost … Continue reading

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What is it about new life?

This poem didn’t quite make it into my forthcoming book, and was written over thirty years ago, when I was living in a Devon farmhouse, where the farm buildings across the yard were used by my landlord to keep livestock. … Continue reading

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