ivor or ivor.e hogg

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

ivor or ivor.e hogg Poems

1521. Immutability 10/8/2007
1522. A Question Of Priorities 10/8/2007
1523. A Voice Crying In The Wilderness 7/7/2008
1524. Another Chance 9/26/2007
1525. Naturally For M Lady Marci 10/14/2007
1526. A Matterof Belief 1/15/2008
1527. Am I Prejudiced? 10/9/2007
1528. A New Deal 11/5/2008
1529. City Streets 6/9/2007
1530. November 11/1/2007
1531. A Cynics View A Rant 1/11/2009
1532. Abnormality 5/15/2008
1533. A Dog's Tale For M' Lady Ernestine 1/27/2008
1534. A Gentlemans View 6/11/2007
1535. A Dad 9/7/2008
1536. A Fading Dream 4/8/2008
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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