Bob Oldfield

Bob Oldfield
Liverpool, UK / Vernon, BC
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Educated at Liverpool Collegiate School and then Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire, U.K. and Gonzaga University, Washington, U.S.A. Began a teaching career in 1976 in Wirral, Merseyside, UK. Emigrated to British Columbia 1992. Singer/songwriter, poet, broadcaster and proud grandfather!
Married to Linda in 1975, children Emma, Helen and Dan three cool grandsons, Eli & Zach & Ben, and a grandaughter Imogen. Currently working in school administration in B.C.
Popular Poems
1.
He's Here! (Ode To A New Grandson)
He's here!
He's out of hiding
And ready to face the world
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2.
Christmas 1916
In the bleak midwinter frosty wind made moan
As did those who were injured and dying
Slumped unceremoniously in mud-filled trenches
Craving for the warmth of a home-fire burning
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3.
Rain Forest Blues - And Greens
Artistic beauty
A silver arrow shoots
Swiftly and silently across
The stillness of a moonlit lake
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4.
Great Minds Think Alike
Out there
In the great 'somewhere'
There may be someone
Who,
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5.
What They Say About You (Part 1)
They say
You changed the water into wine
But that it was
Probably non-alcoholic;
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