Bernard Franklin

Bernard Franklin
Bath, Somerset
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Joined the Royal Air Force 1975 as an electrical engineer left as a SNCO in 1990. Joined British Aerospace as a Senior Engineer in 1990, retired in 2000. I feel passionately about the subjects on which I write. You will see that my poetry is usually written in the form of short stories. Some are moralistic, some are funny (in a wry sort of way) ...
Popular Poems
1.
Jekyll And Hyde
For changes in human behaviour
I think that the biggest by far,
is the obsession and pride that we all have
in the wonderful motor car.
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2.
Blackpool
Sticky toffee apples, ‘Kiss me quick’,
tame donkey’s on the beach,
sand in hair, the seaweeds song,
and parsons try to preach.
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3.
A Fresh Start
As sunlight filters through the emerald canopy,
the morning dew on the forest floor sparkles like a diamond mosaic,
The soft lament of bird song gently caresses the all but silent dawn,
and a damp and heavy mist clings to the forest,
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4.
A Girls Best Friend
She’s there with you always,
through thick and through thin.
She’s there with you always,
as you lose and you win.
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5.
Missing You
As time goes by, I’ve missed so much,
your loving hugs and gentle touch.
As your bodies grow too fast to see,
I hope you’ll both remember me.
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