Bernard Franklin

Rookie (14 Aug- 1958 / Bath, Somerset)

Bernard Franklin Poems

41. Bagman Pete 9/2/2010
42. Decsissions - Decsissions 9/7/2010
43. Jesus (Who's He? ?) 8/30/2010
44. Poetry In Emotion 8/12/2010
45. Writers Block (The Dreaded Curse!) 8/21/2010
46. Missing You 8/12/2010
47. Eye In The Sky 8/12/2010
48. A Girls Best Friend 8/12/2010
49. A Fresh Start 8/29/2010
50. Blackpool 9/7/2010
51. Jekyll And Hyde 8/28/2010

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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.

We treat it with such a reverence
like an icon that’s sent from the Gods,
but it can turn the most mild mannered people
into miserable and stroppy old sods!

For a strange thing will soon start to happen
when we strap in behind the wheel,
as our sense of fair play and our honour
our car from us then starts to steal.

For as our eyes turn white and roll over
and we gradually turn into a shark,
there’s ...

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She was the jewel in the monarchy’s rusting old crown,
like a diamond she shone in her new wedding gown.
The people were eager to break from the dreary old past,
little knowing that for Diana the dream wouldn’t last.
She was radiant for a while at the birth of her boys,
her full attention she gave to their games and their toys.

A slimming disease then took a hold of her life,
so the system decided she could no longer be a royal wife.

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