Christopher Tye Poems
- Another Year Passes Another year passes The old man is...
- Old Socks -new- Old Socks Old and threadbare, Lasted me for ...
- Rise Rise Respect yourself, Improve yourself,
- O' Death O' Death, why have you taken everything I loved, ...
- Flowering -new- Flowering Flora and fauna so diverse, Life ...
- The Four Seasons The Four Seasons Slowly life begins ...
- Letter Letter Letters sent home from the front, ...
Born in Lincolnshire, England. I have always lived in the Lincolnshire.
Music, life & the Lincolnshire countryside are my greastest inspirations.
History, the arts, archaeology, architecture, anthropology, aviation, railways, early & classical music are my main intersts.
I tend to write poems as I think of them. My poems tend to be with-out much ryhme, reason or sturcture as a result. more »
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''If you stop learning & gaining knowledge you've stoped living.''Live life
''A honest life is a life worth living.''Be true to yourself
''No man can outrun his destiny.''Some things must be.
''Start building on the common ground. Then learn about the differences and understand them.''Building trust and relationships.
''Never ever underestimate my ability to snatch defeat for the jaws of victory.''Luck is a fickle mistress.
Another Year Passes
Another year passes
The old man is sitting in his armchair,
Looking out of the window,
Watching the birds,
As they are flying from tree to tree,
He remembers all the winters,
He spent in his garden when he was young,
Planting those same trees,
When they were just little saplings,
He remembers all the years that,
Those trees have been growing and slowly maturing,
He knows long after he has celebrated his final birthday,
All the trees in his beloved garden,
Will still be growing,
And still be giving food and shelter to the birds, ...