ivor or ivor.e hogg

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

ivor or ivor.e hogg Poems

1361. Parting Shot For Jb Earley 3/22/2008
1362. Make Yourself At Home For Friend Thad 3/22/2008
1363. I Can Still Look. 2/7/2008
1364. Why Ever Not For Thad 1/28/2008
1365. Not For Your Eyes 2/9/2008
1366. To Curse Or Not To Curse 2/8/2008
1367. Quality Not Quantity For My Lady Irene 2/4/2008
1368. Tribute To Wm Wordsworth 2/11/2008
1369. Oddity For Friend Thad 2/28/2008
1370. But Is It 2/22/2008
1371. A Hint Of Green For M'Lady Lucianne 2/25/2008
1372. Do You Know? 2/20/2008
1373. Waste Not, Want Not For M'Lady Dee Daffodil 10/12/2007
1374. Quality Tells For M Lady Ernestine 10/15/2007
1375. Reprieved 10/18/2007
1376. I Know 9/12/2007
1377. Affianced 9/30/2007
1378. Feeling The Draught 10/23/2007
1379. Bon Voyage 10/28/2007
1380. Prima Ballerina For M Lady Ernestine 11/8/2007
1381. Lasting Peace 11/10/2007
1382. Army Brats Lament 11/19/2007
1383. Suckers 11/20/2007
1384. Future In The Past? For My Wife 6/24/2007
1385. One Man 8/21/2007
1386. Unsung Heroes 8/18/2007
1387. Self Defence 8/1/2007
1388. Disrespect 6/5/2007
1389. Good News To Share 6/8/2007
1390. Who Saved Me? 12/20/2007
1391. Aspiration 12/29/2007
1392. Reprieve 12/31/2007
1393. Hunger Is A Fine Sauce 12/31/2007
1394. Barely Bearable 1/2/2008
1395. When I Hold You For My Lady Irene 1/4/2008
1396. Dad 1/5/2008
1397. Meditations After Li Po For M Lady Helen 10/21/2007
1398. Slip Of The Tongue For M Lady Francesca 1/11/2008
1399. I Will Not! ! 1/15/2008
1400. Scales Of Justice 1/16/2008
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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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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