Greg Freeman

Rookie - 111 Points (16 September,1952 / Wimbledon, south-west London)

Biography of Greg Freeman

Greg Freeman is a former newspaper sub-editor who is now news editor for the poetry website Write Out Loud. 'Bagni di Lucca', 'Learning by Heart', and 'The Butterflies of Yorkshire' are included in his debut pamphlet collection, Trainspotters, published by Indigo Dreams

Greg Freeman's Works:

Trainspotters, published by Indigo Dreams,2015 http: // Updates

Learning By Heart

It was that time of year; there would be daffodils
at home, beside hedges, glowing in the rain.
Labouring in the cutting, he saw them dancing.
A poem they had been schooled to learn by heart.
An "inward eye" … that was the trick. A railway
journey back to Raynes Park, shut out the darkness,

the despair of Hellfire Pass. Once, in Thai darkness,
in weather that would have drowned daffodils,

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