ivor or ivor.e hogg

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

ivor or ivor.e hogg Poems

1241. See And Share 6/1/2007
1242. I Live For My Dreams. 3/15/2011
1243. Perverted Progress Story Poem Which Became A Rant 6/27/2007
1244. Culpable 6/18/2007
1245. Initial Attraction 7/22/2007
1246. Enlightenment 10/11/2007
1247. Philosophical Argument 10/6/2007
1248. Who Is In Charge? 10/9/2007
1249. My View 11/2/2007
1250. Light And Movement 10/25/2007
1251. The Curate Had The Grace To Blush 10/26/2007
1252. Freelance Contractor For M'Lady Lucianne 10/27/2007
1253. Grace Notes For M Lady Tara 10/24/2007
1254. Big Boys Don'T Cry For Thad 10/27/2007
1255. Deleted By The Author 9/30/2007
1256. Help 8/19/2007
1257. I See 8/23/2007
1258. What Dreams May Come? 8/14/2007
1259. Spinsters Legacy 8/15/2007
1260. Conscience 8/12/2007
1261. Reassurance 12/17/2007
1262. Twinkle Twinkle 12/19/2007
1263. Smoke If You Wish 12/14/2007
1264. Wilfully Blind 11/27/2007
1265. Think Again 11/30/2007
1266. Aftermath For Friend Thad 12/5/2007
1267. Best Foot Forward For M 'Lady Wennie 12/6/2007
1268. Money Talks 11/16/2007
1269. Good Question 11/17/2007
1270. Not Proven 11/18/2007
1271. Renewal For M Lady Lucianne 11/5/2007
1272. Simole Elegance For M 'Lady Tara 12/12/2007
1273. Cathedral Close For Friend Ben Gieske 12/22/2007
1274. Flautist For M Lady Erenestine 7/23/2008
1275. Eye To Eye 12/13/2007
1276. Absolute Truth. 2/13/2012
1277. Accidental Insults 9/30/2012
1278. I Can Revisit Yesterday. 8/22/2012
1279. Unseen Enemy. 1/17/2012
1280. Transfiguration. 1/18/2012
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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