Paul Gerard Reed
Paul Gerard Reed Poems
- Bluebells Time has grown over these plots Of broken down ...
- Everything I leave to you everything…. The sunny days When ...
- River Tyne Drizzle spattered the dark Tyne Running its ...
- Wish The Day Away The fingers of the clock Would not move ...
- The Pit Pony I found out with sadness about your plight Your...
- The Day Is Nearly Done The day is nearly done Unblemished by...
- Tyne Valley Mist The ground was slumbering Beneath your ...
All my poems since 2010 are on poemsforlifebypaul.blogspot.com.
I wrote 365 poems between October 2010 and 2011.
I would like to write over 1,000 poems but as I have found numerical challenges usually reduce the quality (if there was any to begin with) .
Inspirations - all poets with a feeling for nature and 'insignificant' things that are actually significant.
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Time has grown over these plots
Of broken down plinths
And ragged headstones
With their faded engraving
Surnames, still proud in capitals
And dates from long ago;
The world has moved on
And left them sleeping underground
Here they lie, neglected, forgotten
Lonely in their spring-shaded place
The dappled sunlight caresses each marker
And the bluebells grow everywhere
We stand in respect for a moment
And hear the stillness of the breeze
That blows through our minds
We are captive on this earth
A dying breed forever
A victim of our own ...