John Carter Brown


Biography of John Carter Brown

John Carter Brown poet

Lancashire lad, born and bred. Twice married, and with 5 children. Educated at Secondary Modern, but left in 1965 with no academic qualifications-(they were not mandatory back then) Moved to Somerset in 1990, then took a GCSE in English in 1994 (out of curiosity) and passed with a Grade B. This then spurred me on to have a go at writing poetry, which I have been doing, sporadically ever since. I moved back to Wigan in 2000.

My main hobbies are: Listening to music (I also play guitar, and have written a few songs): Gardening; Reading; Walking, and Photography.

Uncomplicated poetry from an uncomplicated man. I hope you enjoy my work.

John Carter Brown's Works:

I have one poem titled, 'My adopted home' in an anthology called: 'Poets in the South West'. Published by Arrival Press in 1996.

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My Adopted Home

A northern town of character
I bravely left, to southward roam;
To relocate my family
In Dunster, my adopted home.

It's medieval majesty
And beauty far beyond compare;
A slice of rural Somerset
This Dunster that we came to share.

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