Paul Butters

Silver Star - 3,929 Points (27th May,1952. / Leeds, West Yorkshire.)

Paul Butters
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I am, therefore I write. I was raised in Upper Wortley, then Bramley, West Leeds. Studied English Teaching at the (then) Huddersfield Polytechnic 1970-74. Worked 6 years at Doncaster as a secondary school English Teacher.

In 1982 I moved to Humberside where I worked for 24 years as a Careers Adviser before taking retirement. That was not a very poetic job so in my spare time I have kept on writing.

Love Keats, Hopkins etc. English Literature was one of my A Levels (1970) and my main Degree subject.

However, I simply enjoy creative writing when the urge takes me. more »

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  • Paul Butters Paul Butters (11/14/2011 1:25:00 PM)

    Rachel Ann Butler liked 'A Kiss' and 'Inspiration' but reports commenting would not work for her. So here they are.

  • Christine Kerr (2/14/2009 9:10:00 AM)

    I have really enjoyed reading your poems Their straight to the point and with a little humour about them, would love for you to let me know when you publish more of them. Thankyou for sharing

  • Tara very irritated with PH injustice (6/9/2008 2:56:00 AM)

    This will be the first comment of many on a charming, insightful, eloquent poet. t x

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Best Poem of Paul Butters

A Better Way

There has to be a better way.
Than endless warring,
Selfish ways
And committing countless crimes:
Robbing Peter to pay Paul.

Go look:
Beyond beyond:
Infinity eternal,
Eternal infinity,
Infinite eternity,
Eternity infinite.
The home of God,
In all its splendour.

Then see,
Within yourself:
I say again:
Heaven is in us,
Somewhere.

(W) and © 20\4\08.

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