David Lewis Paget

David Lewis Paget

Nottingham, England/live in Australia
David Lewis Paget
Nottingham, England/live in Australia
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David Lewis Paget Biography

AUSTRALIAN POET. Born in Nottingham, lived in Great Barr, Birmingham, until the age of 13, when migrated to Australia. Lived in Adelaide, joined Air Force at 21 and became Instrument Fitter. Began writing poetry during duty crew and guard weekends. In 1976 fulltime to Flinders University of South Australia, Bachelors degree in English and History. ...

David Lewis Paget Poems

1.
Swan Song

Her hair was as black as a starling's tail,
Her cheeks as pale as a swan,
Her eyes, like two slim moonstones, glowed
And her mouth was the Holy Grail.
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2.
Black-Haired Girls

The black-haired girls are graceful, like gazelles,
Their haughty stares would strike a ‘lao wai' blind,
As they cruise on through streets, where rubbish spills,
Ignoring all, the poverty, the slime.
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3.
On The Death Of My Father

My brain has turned to ash, and yes,
My mouth is dust,
And love is grief, and death is
But the loss of trust;
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4.
No-Name The Cat

The cat and I stare at the room
No-name the cat, the cat and I,
She stares at me, I at the gloom
The house lies still as a vaulted tomb.
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5.
Father & Son

There is the family photograph
That is your father’s face,
There is your father’s father
Grey-gathering years apace;
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David Lewis Paget Comments

Keith Osborne 26 April 2013

Great story teller covers many topics and uses different poetry forms. I am now on a mission to read all of his work.

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Rebekah Gamble 30 June 2008

This man has a truly unique voice in poetry. His work is riddled with personality and the jargon of life.

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Amer Jaganjac 22 February 2013

Great poetry! Cheers man!

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Kumarmani Mahakul 02 October 2018

On behalf of all fellow poets, PH Family and our Mahakul family we offer a title of honour to poet David Lewis Paget born on 22.11.1944 born in Nottingham, England and lives in Australia, as, Royal Sun. From today-on wards he will be known as Royal Sun David Lewis Paget. We hope all poets and visitors will accept this. We congratulate and wish him all the best. This honourary title is conferred to him due to his long-time perseverance and valuable literary contribution.

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Subhas Chandra Chakra 16 November 2017

You are a great poet Sir, whom I come to know lately. I would love to read all your poems and the creations in its entirety. Regards, Subhas

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Ramesh T A 23 May 2016

Your poems are classic to read! You are one of kind poet in the world today! Writing your genre of poems only a few skillful persons can do! You are simply a Classic Poet here!

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Barbara Reiff 26 March 2015

Edited......He has the uncanny ability to take us to places never before imagined....and we Savor the experience. Treat yourself to a Library of his works....Genius

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