David Darbyshire

(6/11/54 / Darwen England)

In Mind, In Pen


When I saw the film 'Laurence of Arabia'
I wrote a poem about the deserts.
If I saw a program over cooking,
I would write a poem about Desserts.

If I watched a program about Fishing
I'd probably write a poem over Lakes
when I saw the film ' Boa'
I wrote a poem about snakes

If I saw a T.V. show about farms
would I write a poem about a Hen?
And if I would see a documentary over 'Famine'
What would I write about then?

Submitted: Thursday, July 27, 2006
Edited: Thursday, August 19, 2010

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  • Scarlet Red (7/27/2006 4:36:00 AM)

    write about food? ! care? ! love? ! that will nourish them.... nice creation david =) (Report) Reply

  • Francesca Johnson (7/27/2006 4:19:00 AM)

    Regarding the last two lines - Swollen childrens' bellies? Misery? Sad mothers? Poverty? Dirty drinking water? Corrupt governments?
    This is a thought-provoking poem, Dave.

    Love, Fran xx (Report) Reply

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