Biography of Gillian.E. Shaw
G.E.Shaw Originally from Bedfordshire the poet moved to France where she works as a Teacher.
Gillian E.Shaw would like to thank all those who have
read and left comments after reading her poetry.
Gillian.E. Shaw's Works:
The poem 'While the Princes Slept' is published in Britain in the anthology 'The Path Less Travelled' by dogma press.
Gillian.E. Shaw Poems
N - The Apron
My Nanna wore an apron for all her mornings tasks; such a pretty shade and floral and I have kept the last.
Bold, brave and beautiful strong of limb bright of eye
We Do Not Feel Her.
And as she turns we do not feel her: Four seasons pass in several shades; life, the given spark to ignite the flame. Time past is spent. Only to be
The River Erdre.
Then run along the riverside upon a time a French King's pride viewed vast breadth and gentle ripples; glitter, glisten, glow and twinkle.
D - While The Princes Slept.
While the Princes slept: An unseen hand. While a secret kept: Reached through their dreams.
A Demon Abducted His Reason!
So charming, one found him amusing: though, even right from the beginning he didn't know how to love women cared nothing for loving and giving
Once there was an observant girl who passed the eleven plus; so after all the excitement and a great amount of fuss;
Underground, down in the dugout when during the second world war a siren wailed a last warning before the darkest pall... plunging;
Death By Hanging.
Incredulous I. Neither one appears to fear yet so certain God is near times trodden trail to make and mend
N - Survivors Of The Great War.
Soldiers awaiting departure, a kiss for mum, cherished goodbyes, a trio of golden haired angels despite their 'short back and sides'.
D - Murder In The Cathedral
Do you suppose we take it for granted? Naive, simple in our faith; that values are still considered truly important in daily life?
Unpardonable. (A Poem Of Britain) Or In...
Prophetic words sung of 'Maggie's Farm'. Remembering the horror and harm. Squandered production so undeserved. Resilient stronghold was 'the word'.
Issue Of The British Underclass. (Britai...
Can one believe the artless truth how much love costs with illicit youth? Cast felons must pay as pay they did legitimate choice once made well hid.
Soldier With 'spangles'. (Early 70's)
They waited on a chill wet day for the Bedford train while it rained,
N - In Service.
When Nanna went into service
at fourteen years of age;
she went to Barratt's 'the shoe people'
who resided in St Ives.
A uniform had to be purchased
two of everything folded and neat
and off she went with her suitcase
and a pair of new boots on her feet.
Then, she purchased a ticket