Edward Clapham

Rookie - 310 Points (England)

Edward Clapham Poems

1. A Thousand Miles 11/22/2011
2. Me And Me 11/22/2011
3. Where Do Words Come From 11/22/2011
4. You 11/22/2011
5. If I Could Suspend Time 11/22/2011
6. Carla 11/22/2011
7. The Walker 11/22/2011
8. You Assume Too Much 11/22/2011
9. In Flanders Fields 11/3/2013
10. I Want You To Hear 11/13/2014
11. Damn You Madam! 11/13/2014
12. Happiness And Sadness 11/13/2014
13. Another Place 12/6/2014
14. On The Centenary Of The Battle Of The Somme - The Flowers Of The Forest 7/9/2016
15. The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn 7/9/2016
16. Let Not The Shades Of The Past 7/9/2016
17. Metaphor For Love 7/9/2016
18. Poetry In Mind 7/9/2016
19. Twilight Falls 7/9/2016
20. Where Once You Stood 12/22/2014
21. We Do Not Choose Love 11/22/2011
22. Distance Lends Enchantment 11/22/2011
23. It's Ok To Be Sad 11/22/2011
24. Mindfulness 2/22/2015
25. Move On 12/19/2014
26. Red Queen 11/22/2011
27. What Is Truth? 12/22/2014
28. Memory 7/9/2016
29. My Place 4/11/2015
Best Poem of Edward Clapham

My Place

My place

There also is my place, where I explore my understanding
Of words that are said and thoughts revealed, interpretations made;
Intimacy shared and dissected, speculations proffered and discarded,
And wisdom is given and received, the acolyte at the master’s feet.

It is my space and, like another place, is defined
By boundaries that keep us within the precincts of confidentiality;
Although I unspokenly stretch these boundaries to my own ends,
And bring my world into the professional arena of supervision.

I look within, to my past and the life I...

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Where Do Words Come From

Where do words come from?
In moments of exhilaration or despair
They come unbidden, sometimes tumbling,
Sometimes meandering, making their uninvited way,
The welcomed unwelcome guest.

Thoughts of you lay dormant,
Quietly biding their time until chance
Encounter on Facebook summons them,

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