Alf Hutchison

Alf Hutchison Poems


As seen through the eyes of those who witnessed first hand,
and liberated the scenes of the Holocaust

Unknown Soldier

To the memory of all who have fallen in war.
At the going down of the sun,
And in the morning …we will remember them

8 Master Jack

Master Jack was old and grey; time had passed him by,
Wizened hands betrayed his age, still a glint lay in his eye;
Physique so very frail now, had fought a thousand ‘wars’,
Waiting now upon God’s will; Jack’s life had lost its cause.

Africa's Hungry Children

A photograph appeared on the cover of TIME magazine in 1994...a malnourished dying child trying to crawl to a UN aid post a kilometer away...watched over by a vulture just waiting for the child to die...

Kevin Carter zoomed his camera lens, that day in’94,

A Mother's Thoughts

Written Mother’s day 2009

What thoughts that day…went through your mind?
Sweet gentle lady; born one of a kind,

Alf Hutchison Comments

Whitney t 19 July 2009

Alf your poems are so powerful and meaningful everyone should read your poems and if you dont you should your A GREAT POET ALF outsanding on this poem and the others 10/10 great, marvelous poems keep up the good work love the POEMS

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Cindy Goodwin 10 February 2009

Wow Alf... powerful stuff... and may it go from your pen into God's ear!

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Dani Bompard 09 February 2009

'Lest we forget.' Well with your inspiring words and your love for your fellowman we will always remember. Well done Alf. So very proud to have you as a friend and always enjoy your sharing those moments with us.

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Janell Cressman 22 June 2009

a very powerful poet, he writes with is heart and not his head. something i'm still trying to master. an amazing poet and a very nice man! ! !

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is this da boombaloo? 06 March 2019

I luvs the poems bu i neds livs storzie so i cun writ but him in schul asignment

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Peter Wood 31 January 2016

Please can someone tell me how I can reach Mr Hutchison. I would like to use one of his poems in a book I have written. Thanks

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Veronica Murdoch Eaton 23 October 2013

Wonderful Alf! Thank you for sharing this site with me. I have joined and thoroughly enjoying my time on here.

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Jacob Boston 05 January 2012

I am very upset for you taking credit for Gods Hall of Fame. Over 50 years ago this poem was recorded by two different artists and published in many publications. I know this considering it was written by my grandfather Thomas Edward Beckham. If you would like i would be happy to send you the old albums and publications.

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Susan Bagley 16 August 2009

Alf's poetry is heartfelt and meaningful. He is a talented poet and his verses will be read for many generations to come. I shall miss hearing from him and conversing with him however since he no longer takes comments. I will continue to read his work as long as it is here.

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Alf Hutchison Biography

I have a passion for poetry and verse. I have both written and committed to memory so much over the years.I believe that the pen is more powerful than the sword...

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