ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

ivor or ivor.e hogg Poems

601. Enforced Solution. 1/9/2010
602. Enforced Solution 1/9/2010
603. Reciprocal Affection. 1/9/2010
604. Attitudes. 1/10/2010
605. Unbroken Cycle. For M Lady Ernestine 1/11/2010
606. It Makes No Sense. 1/11/2010
607. One Step At A Time. 1/13/2010
608. Tolerance. 1/13/2010
609. Pulling Myself Together For M'Lady Ann Beard 1/14/2010
610. New Rules For M Lady Tara 1/16/2010
611. Surface Show For M 'Lady Ernestine 1/19/2010
612. Uninvited Company For M 'Lady Ernestine 1/23/2010
613. Mutual Respect For Friend Chandra. 1/24/2010
614. Fuzzy Logic. 1/24/2010
615. Waltz Time For My Lady Irene. 1/25/2010
616. Ragbag Mind. 1/26/2010
617. Am I? For Friend Thad. 1/26/2010
618. Bardic Tradition 1/30/2010
619. The Daily Round. 1/30/2010
620. Watch And Pray. 1/31/2010
621. New Every Morning For M'Lady Ann Beard 2/1/2010
622. Grace Notes Echoinf For M Lady Olfa 2/2/2010
623. Morning Ritual. 2/2/2010
624. Delayed Justice Story Poem 2/5/2010
625. Marry In Haste, Repent At Leisure. 2/7/2010
626. The River Knows 2/9/2010
627. Pioneer. Storypoem 2/10/2010
628. Soldiers Dream. For Friend Thad 2/11/2010
629. Who Was He? Welsh Bardic Form 2/11/2010
630. Rethink In Progress For M 'Lady Mamta 2/25/2010
631. Uisgebaugh For Friend Thad 2/27/2010
632. The Nearness Of You For My Lady Irene, 2/27/2010
633. Assayed And Found Wanting. 2/28/2010
634. Lack Of Oversight A Rant 3/1/2010
635. I Am A Man! 3/6/2010
636. Tonight Could Be The Last You See! 3/7/2010
637. As Ye Sow So Must Ye Reap 3/8/2010
638. Broken Dream 3/9/2010
639. Two Schools Of Thought. 3/11/2010
640. Global Warming? I Think Not. 1/5/2010
Best Poem of ivor or ivor.e hogg

A Fading Dream

The purple gloom of midnight hides
all outward signs of the decay.
A sense of grandeur still abides.
That’s absent by the light of day.

Stray silver moonbeams softly show
to best advantage what remains
of elegance from long ago
but very tactfully refrain,

From highlighting faults and flaws,
so obvious in the bright sunlight.
The broken panes and sagging doors
are kindly hidden by the night..

The formal gardens overgrown.
They have been long deprived of care,
dividing walls just heaps of stone.
Show through the brambles here and...

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No Free Passage

The long grey furrows of the sea
which switch and change incessantly
Conceal the graves of fishermen
who trusted her, once too often.

The sea is not trustworthy
her mood can change so easily.
She is a kind and cruel bitch.
The trouble is you don’t know which

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