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Pity the Farmer (Peasant)

Pity the Peasant
Hoeing cereal in the midday sun
His sweat drops and nourishes the grain and the earth
But few people know his supper…

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Take off Your Hat, Mr. Reverend Please

You keep asking me,
“take off your hat”,
were I to remove,
my source of cranial heat,
this thing on my head,
a green, plaid cap, 41 more words

Food For Thought

A Nice Day ... for Ducks!

It’s a grey, wet and windy January day. I’m in the third week of a severe cough and cold, and I’ve lost my voice. But one of the great things about being a writer is that, actually, you… 487 more words

Poems & Extracts

The Blame Game.

“She did it”, (pointing)  “He did it”, (pointing) in unison they cry to me.

The more I see this routine each day, I wonder just how it came to be. 219 more words

Balance

Michael Finnegan, Revisited

There was an old man named Michael Finnegan

He lived in a world full of carcinogens

He breathed them out then he breathed back in again… 6 more words

Edward Lear: The Duck and the Kangaroo

Said the Duck to the Kangaroo,
‘Good gracious! how you hop!
Over the fields and the water too,
As if you never would stop!
My life is a bore in this nasty pond, 276 more words

The Hummingbird

At my little red glass feeder, there appears a hummingbird

His delicate construction defies the written word

He’s dueling with his rival, or maybe that’s his mate… 51 more words