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Man For His Age – a poem

    MAN FOR HIS AGE   Care-worn he leads his guilt free life, turns fears into a bar-room joke –   he never fails though sometimes falls a victim to “the changing times”.   Suburban heroes never weep, they share … Continue reading

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THE OLD MAN – illustrated poem

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The Old Man

The Old Man   They hang; a heavy weightlessness, like long forgotten memories seeking renewal. The man sits, beside the window, looking at the clouds. Remembering.   But nothing quite fits. If only he could pass, at will, into insanity. … Continue reading

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unhappy returns

Two of my poems from the mid 1980’s unfortunately as pertinent today as in a previous Tory reign!   Furniture Salesman Too late, even to sell himself. The air is silent. Distinct servility lurks behind that benign smile – lacking … Continue reading

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