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. A New Deal 11/5/2008
1528. Am I Prejudiced? 10/9/2007
1529. November 11/1/2007
1530. A Cynics View A Rant 1/11/2009
1531. Abnormality 5/15/2008
1532. City Streets 6/9/2007
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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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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