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  • 217.
    Return of the Wanderer

    There's a time at night when the moon is full
    And the breakers pound the beach,
    The world is dark and asleep, the gull
    Lies nesting at the breach,
    It's then that the stirrings from the depths
    Reach out, like a dead man's hand,
    And shortly, out of the rivulets
    There are footprints on the sand.

    They come ashore and they stand awhile
    And they point, this way and that,
    Considering well which way to go
    As the waves erase their tracks,
    Then a breeze picks up and it parts the grass
    In a line up from the shore,
    And the shape of feet on a farmer's stile
    Are left, till they dry once more.

    While up on the rise, a cottage sits
    With a single faint night-light,
    Its simple beam like a beacon streams
    Through the tar-black pitch of night,
    While deep inside in a cosy room
    Sleeps a girl called Carolyn,
    Who tosses fretfully in the gloom
    As she dreams the words, ‘Come in! '

    The footsteps up from the field below
    Stand still at the old front door,
    The lock is rusty, the hinges swing
    For an inch, or maybe more,
    The wind is moaning and soughing now
    And the door is soon ajar,
    As the footsteps enter that sacred place
    Under the evening star.

    And Carolyn lies and moans aloud
    As his death invades her sleep,
    Since ever the depths had formed his shroud
    All she had done was weep,
    The footprints stood, facing her bed
    For an age it seemed, they kept
    A silent vigil, there by her head
    When she woke, the sheets were wet.

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  • 218.
    Thicker than Water

    He sat in his favourite corner,
    Each day, just taking his pills,
    The old man, Frederick Horner
    Counting his cash and paying his bills, read more »

  • 219.
    The Wake

    We'd been at sea on a cruise ship,
    Some days to Paradise,
    An island in the pacific
    Of beaches, trees and spice, read more »

  • 220.
    I Wish I Could Be Like You!

    Deep in the gloom of her bedroom,
    Young Kathy dried her tears,
    It wasn't as bad as the red room
    She'd been banished to for years, read more »

  • 221.
    The Fisherman

    He walked on up to the cottage from
    The cliff, the long way round,
    He didn't want to be seen or heard,
    His footsteps made no sound, read more »

  • 222.

    There comes a day when a love that's frail
    Will shatter at a touch,
    No matter how long it's been that way
    And has hung together, just, read more »

  • 223.
    The Horror Tales of the Greats

    He slipped on a set of headphones,
    Adjusted a dial or two,
    Then introduced his radio show
    And the members of his crew, read more »

  • 224.
    The Landslide

    ‘There are times and tides in every life,
    There are things we never planned, ’
    The old man said to his grandson there
    As he took him by the hand, read more »

  • 225.
    The Winding Path

    I met myself on a winding path
    With the beach ten yards away,
    Walking slowly towards me then
    By the pounding breakers spray, read more »

  • 226.
    The Blood of an Englishman

    There was always something strange about
    The tree by the clifftop farm,
    It hadn’t been there when I was young
    Till the storm blew down the barn, read more »

  • 227.
    Purple Doom!

    I’d not seen them out in the open,
    They grew in the alleys and lanes,
    A purple flower with a sort of power
    In the scent from its pores and veins, read more »

  • 228.
    The Script

    From the time that Alison woke she knew
    That she had to speak her lines,
    It was part of some strange assignment that
    Had lodged, deep in her mind, read more »

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  4. If You Need a Poet Laureate, Francie Lynch
  5. IT WAS JUST A DREAM, Alvin Word Speaker Tatlhego
  6. Ballad Of The Fly's, lee fones
  7. This Ballad, So Bold, Maurice Harris
  8. The Unfathomable Ballad Of My Heart, Leila Makke
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  10. An Epode To Two Junctures, Hrishikesh Bharadwaj
  11. ballads of joseph the father of jesus, alexander opicho
  12. Mistakes, Piyush Dey
  13. Alankar(Decor) -174, Indira Renganathan
  14. Alankar(Decor) -171, Indira Renganathan
  15. M.Ancharov, The ballad about dreams - tr.., Lyudmila Purgina
  16. The Hand Forever On My Back, Corey Welch
  17. Ballad of Anguish II, Okoronkwo Jonathan Jackson
  18. The Chorus Of My Mind, Scott McQueen
  19. The Wandering Fado, Sunny Chopra
  20. The Urchin, Amartya Banerjee
  21. The Rhymes That Our Hearts Can Read, Edwin Greenslade Murphy
  22. Fanciful, Fay Slimm
  23. Drug Ballad, Freddy Ibarra
  24. Lamia in Blackburn Wood, William F Dougherty
  25. N.Gumilyov, The Ballad - translation (ru.., Lyudmila Purgina
  26. Ballad, malini kadir
  27. Hush goes the crowd, Paurakh Shrestha
  28. The Ballad, Cody Patterson
  29. Grandest. Loveliest. Grand., Daniel Thomason
  30. The Ballad of the Rose Trilogy, Rey Benipayo
  31. The Guardian Angels, Dora Sigerson Shorter
  32. As I’ve no hope of returning ever, Guido Cavalcanti
  33. Gin And Lime, Chris Jibero
  34. ballad of the black slave, michael issac palmer
  35. Monster Named Me, Palious Thatcher
  36. First Rhymes, Edmund Blunden
  37. Ballad of the Broken Heart, Carl Leiland
  38. Fauconshawe, Adam Lindsay Gordon
  39. I Hear Voices..., (brief renderings) Joe Fazio
  40. 15 Selected Love Poems in Scots, sheena blackhall
  41. Goodbye., Brian Kamara
  42. Sigerson Clifford Sung Of, Francis Duggan
  43. The Ballad of Mary and her Dog Chappie, Yvonne Rautenbach
  44. A Ballad, Selina Marie
  45. On John Manifold, Francis Duggan
  46. Do Sing Me Something That's Happy, Francis Duggan
  47. The Great W H Ogilvie (1869-1963), Francis Duggan
  48. Pigeon's Plight, Moushumi moushumi
  49. Crinaloo's Dan O Horgan, Francis Duggan
  50. Robert Burns Was His Name, Francis Duggan
  51. Old Songs And Rhymes and Ballads, Francis Duggan
  52. The Great Robert Service, Francis Duggan
  53. The Southern Grampians Balladeer, Francis Duggan
  54. Poet Les Murray - Clerihew, Khadim Hussain
  55. The Ballad of Old Clonbroney, Tomás Ó Cárthaigh
  56. He Is His Father's Son, Francis Duggan
  57. A Rhymer To Them Is A Poetaster, Francis Duggan
  58. Edward Harrington, Francis Duggan
  59. I want – I wish to believe, Tsira Gogeshvili
  60. Free Hallisey, Francis Duggan
  61. The Gothic Ballad, Ankoku Gekido
  62. Sadie Hawkins Dance, Justin Gildow
  63. Remain In Light, Justin Gildow
  64. The Lost Poems of Fidel Castro, Michael Philips
  65. Who reads?, Nick Hilton
  66. Morning breeze, cyclopseven Ram
  67. James Connolly’s Flame, Daniel McDonagh
  68. Poetry TIme is Precious, Mill Field
  69. A New Poem, Elvis Lantan
  70. Be with me, James Dickenson
  71. After A But Before C, Myra Jefferson
  72. With You, Stephenie VanCampJones
  73. bLittle Cricket (#1 Poem), Barry A. Lanier
  74. and despite my hybrid emotions, Jason PraTT
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