ivor or ivor.e hogg

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

ivor or ivor.e hogg Poems

1281. Welcome Guest, Story Poem 3/20/2010
1282. Burj Khalifa 1/7/2010
1283. Unfulfilled Dreams 6/12/2012
1284. Reward For Long Service. 11/30/2011
1285. Left Bereft 11/22/2007
1286. It Could Happen To You. 12/11/2009
1287. Accidental Death Story Poem 1/2/2009
1288. Athena's Bird 10/12/2007
1289. Also Ran 4/4/2008
1290. Desert Rain For M Lady Tara 10/5/2008
1291. Ebenezer Shillingtree.R.I.P 5/18/2008
1292. Rough Ride 7/13/2008
1293. Who Are You Really? For Nellas Elendil 5/24/2008
1294. It's Not Fair 6/30/2007
1295. The Flowers Of The Forest 2/21/2012
1296. Glimpses 11/24/2007
1297. Bemused 11/7/2007
1298. Fall Due 11/7/2007
1299. Coffee Break For M Lady Lucianne 11/22/2007
1300. Welcome Home 11/14/2007
1301. Do You Dare? 12/14/2007
1302. Shameless 12/8/2007
1303. The Quiet Man 12/20/2007
1304. Unsung 6/18/2007
1305. Diet Coke 6/12/2007
1306. Que Sera. Sera 5/31/2007
1307. Still Smoking A Rant 8/8/2007
1308. Todays Reality 8/8/2007
1309. Journeys End 8/22/2007
1310. First Lady 8/17/2007
1311. Mighty Mouse 10/24/2007
1312. Food For Thought 10/6/2007
1313. China Doll 10/19/2007
1314. Under The Influence 10/19/2007
1315. The Gospel Singer 10/15/2007
1316. Knit One Slip One 10/16/2007
1317. Stupidity. 1/8/2010
1318. Applied Psychology For M Lady Ernestine 1/16/2009
1319. Dreams Are Not Reality For M 'Lady Ann Beard 11/28/2008
1320. Winter Night For Friend Hunter 11/26/2008
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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City Streets

The gaudy glow of neon lights
dispels the darkness of the nights
on city streets.

They pop and fizzle noisily
creating a cacophony
on city streets.

The sober folks walk warily

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