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Loveliest of Trees

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now

Is hung with bloom along the bough,

And stands about the woodland ride

Wearing white for Eastertide.

Now, of my three score years and ten, 49 more words

When I Was One and Twenty (with apologies to A.E. Housman)

When I was One and Twenty

(With apologies to A.E. Housman)

When I was one and twenty,

My world was make-believe.

A play directed by others… 31 more words

Personal

A bit more time management, plus the Cherry, hung with snow

I don’t know who created the management theory that time is elastic, and that you can fit in whatever you want to fit in, but it’s not true. 818 more words

The Loveliest of Trees

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now

Is hung with bloom along the bough,

And stands about the woodland ride

Wearing white for Eastertide.

Now, of my threescore years and ten, 385 more words

April 9th, Palm Sunday 2017: Shropshire Daffodils

Wordsworth may have the fame when it comes to daffodils in verse, but in Shropshire last Spring we saw drifts of daffodils beside the roads, beneath the hedges, shining along the footpath edges … apologies; William is too easily parodied. 225 more words

Daily Reflections

'To An Athlete Dying Young' by A. E. Housman

‘Here Dead We Lie’

by A. E. Housman

“The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by, 189 more words

Poetry