Doug Holmes(UK)

Rookie (1st April 1947 / Bradford, West Yorkshire)

Biography of Doug Holmes(UK)

Born in Bradford West Yorkshire, and now living in Hampshire. Happily married to my lovely Sue. Father to 3 boys & 5 girls and granddad to thirteen. Wrote my first poem in the bars of Queens Hall Bradford where at the time i was Bars Manager for Bradford College Students Union. Many of my poems are of a very deep, personal and emotional nature of which i will not show on line. I have recently retired, at present writing my autobiography (and have been for the past fifteen years!)

Doug Holmes(UK)'s Works:

Included in:
A Celebration of Poets 1998
Poetry Now - Yorkshire 1994
A History of Yorkshire Poets (no longer available)

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Porters Lament

PORTER`S LAMENT



Sat here so quiet in my white coat and gown
The queue of the injured has slowly gone down.
All kinds of people, the young and the old
A child fight’s a tear and tries to be bold.

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