ivor or ivor.e hogg

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

ivor or ivor.e hogg Poems

1361. Just Look For M' Lady Ernestine 4/3/2008
1362. Parting Shot For Jb Earley 3/22/2008
1363. Make Yourself At Home For Friend Thad 3/22/2008
1364. I Can Still Look. 2/7/2008
1365. Why Ever Not For Thad 1/28/2008
1366. Not For Your Eyes 2/9/2008
1367. To Curse Or Not To Curse 2/8/2008
1368. Quality Not Quantity For My Lady Irene 2/4/2008
1369. Tribute To Wm Wordsworth 2/11/2008
1370. Oddity For Friend Thad 2/28/2008
1371. But Is It 2/22/2008
1372. A Hint Of Green For M'Lady Lucianne 2/25/2008
1373. Do You Know? 2/20/2008
1374. Waste Not, Want Not For M'Lady Dee Daffodil 10/12/2007
1375. Quality Tells For M Lady Ernestine 10/15/2007
1376. Reprieved 10/18/2007
1377. I Know 9/12/2007
1378. Affianced 9/30/2007
1379. Feeling The Draught 10/23/2007
1380. Bon Voyage 10/28/2007
1381. Prima Ballerina For M Lady Ernestine 11/8/2007
1382. Lasting Peace 11/10/2007
1383. Army Brats Lament 11/19/2007
1384. Suckers 11/20/2007
1385. Future In The Past? For My Wife 6/24/2007
1386. One Man 8/21/2007
1387. Unsung Heroes 8/18/2007
1388. Self Defence 8/1/2007
1389. Disrespect 6/5/2007
1390. Good News To Share 6/8/2007
1391. Who Saved Me? 12/20/2007
1392. Aspiration 12/29/2007
1393. Reprieve 12/31/2007
1394. Hunger Is A Fine Sauce 12/31/2007
1395. Barely Bearable 1/2/2008
1396. When I Hold You For My Lady Irene 1/4/2008
1397. Dad 1/5/2008
1398. Meditations After Li Po For M Lady Helen 10/21/2007
1399. Slip Of The Tongue For M Lady Francesca 1/11/2008
1400. I Will Not! ! 1/15/2008

Comments about ivor or ivor.e hogg

  • Catrina Heart (1/22/2009 9:44:00 AM)

    Ivor the master's craftman of poetry...his compositions were all carefully studied and penned, leaving no flaws to make it ageless. Perfectionist, using simple smooth flow of words with a very nice imagery. A true poet using rhymes and rhythms to all his glittering works...

    I am a fan Sir.

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  • Lucianne Fasolo (10/5/2007 9:34:00 AM)

    I love your writing style, and your poems. They're all skillfully written and beautiful. But of course you know that by now, ;)

  • Jennifer Perryman (9/9/2007 12:05:00 PM)

    Fantasy friends for children are wonderful, as your poem is wonderful.

    'Enjoyed'

    Magnificent poem, ivor

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...

Read the full of A Fading Dream

Safely Stored

Inside of me I have a tree.
Where every leaf’s a memory
and every memory can connect with
something else I recollect
Although some leaves do fade and fall
I do not need to keep them all.
The sad, bad ones I can let go.
Ones I no longer need to know.
The happy ones I safely store

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