ivor or ivor.e hogg

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

ivor or ivor.e hogg Poems

1041. Too Busy 3/10/2008
1042. Consider The Alternative For M'Lady Chitra 7/12/2008
1043. Minor Sins For M Lady Lorraine 11/16/2008
1044. Choose Your Words Carefully 2/1/2009
1045. Eyes: Those Tragic Eyes, 11/8/2010
1046. Naked And Unashamed. 8/3/2010
1047. End Of Day Thoughts. 12/1/2010
1048. No Thanks! ! 10/23/2007
1049. Each To Their Own.. 7/18/2012
1050. Moral Obligation? 9/25/2012
1051. I Have Grave Doubts 7/5/2012
1052. The Wilted Rose.Story Poem. 11/14/2011
1053. Where Do They Go? For M'Lady Denise 7/4/2010
1054. I Have A Family! ! 9/28/2008
1055. Amazed For Friend Thad 9/20/2008
1056. Slash And Burn 8/9/2008
1057. Harmonic Accord 11/3/2008
1058. Family Tradition. 5/21/2010
1059. Diversity For Friend Leslie 5/16/2009
1060. Passive Resistance. 2/29/2012
1061. After Invictus 7/13/2012
1062. Time Is Of The Essence. 2/3/2013
1063. Life Goes On 1/12/2012
1064. Musing On Mortality 12/14/2011
1065. I'M Not The Man I Used To Be! 1/23/2012
1066. Least Said Soonest Mended. 10/13/2011
1067. Positivity 11/15/2007
1068. A Job Well Done 10/8/2011
1069. Reassurance 12/17/2007
1070. Twinkle Twinkle 12/19/2007
1071. Simole Elegance For M 'Lady Tara 12/12/2007
1072. Money Talks 11/16/2007
1073. Renewal For M Lady Lucianne 11/5/2007
1074. Think Again 11/30/2007
1075. Aftermath For Friend Thad 12/5/2007
1076. Best Foot Forward For M 'Lady Wennie 12/6/2007
1077. Wilfully Blind 11/27/2007
1078. Good Question 11/17/2007
1079. Not Proven 11/18/2007
1080. Smoke If You Wish 12/14/2007
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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Disrespect

A crafty cat crapped in the crypt.
A furtive feline felony,
it left its mark and then it skipped.

The parish priest proclaimed that he
had cause to curse the cunning cat
for sacrilege and blasphemy.

He double damned the dastard cat

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