Rookie - 297 Points (01/01/1966 / BIRMINGHAM)



Andrew Blakemore BA (Hons) was born in 1966. The youngest of three sons, Andrew always had a passion for art and music. He began to write songs and verse. Andrew graduated in Music in the year 1999, having studied with the Open University. In the year 2001 he turned his hand to writing poetry. Some of which were published in his local church newsletter and were well received. This encouraged Andrew to keep writing. Andrew has now written well over 1000 poems. In 2007, he published 'The Wonder is You' a complete anthology of his poems. This book features all of his completed works up until the end of the year 2006. It contains 440 poems in total. In the year 2007 Andrew was made a featured poet with forwardpress with his poem 'I wrote her name upon the sand' chosen as their poem of the month for July. In 2009 Andrew published a collection of poems called 'Aurora' and it contains 423 new works. In 2012 he published further collections of poems called 'Reflections' 'Evening Skies' 'Riddian Bridge and 'Willow Strands' which are currently only available in Kindle format from Amazon. If you wish you may follow Andrew on twitter ablakemorepoet


'THE WONDER IS YOU' ISBN 978-1-4259-9304-7
'AURORA' ISBN 978-1-4389-2500-4
'REFLECTIONS' ISBN 978-1-291-87023-7
'EVENING SKIES' ISBN 978-1-326-87464-3
'RIDDIAN BRIDGE' ISBN 978-1-326-91199-7
'WILLOW STRANDS' ISBN 978-0-244-98170-5 Updates

Across The Field

Across the field I once did stare
Towards the woodland that was there
I felt the cold of autumn air
And saw leaves upon the ground.

The early morning was so still
As sunlight rose above the hill
And began to warm the morning chill
But it couldn't warm my heart.

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