Doug Holmes(UK)

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

Doug Holmes(UK) Poems

1. Porters Lament 4/17/2007
2. Shivering Britain Two Thousand And Eight! 10/12/2008
3. I Am A Porter 4/19/2007
4. Choice 4/16/2007

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Porters 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.

The nurse’s are busy but calm as can be
The doctors examine, but what do they see?
An old person fallen, and frightened to death
A lonely old lady who fight’s for her breath.

The time it moves slowly, my shift nears its end
The words that I write are for your eye’s my friend.
On the roads or the home, please take extra care!
Don’t you be...

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