Les Derbyshire

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I now live in the 'West Country' of England, in a village, in a quiet valley. I'm sure that this has an influence on the way I write and certainly on some of the subject matter.

I've always enjoyed good descriptive prose and a wide variety of poets but came quite late to writing my own poetry. I find that sometimes, when the germ of a poem starts to form, it helps me to write the 'story' in the form of poetic prose before working it into a more poetic form.
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And Then There Was You
My life used to be a calm pool,
Hardly a ripple disturbing the surface.
Today I open my eyes
To the first day
That will not have you
To give it life.
White Island
So many things have changed
Since first I came
To the white island
In my early, early summer.
Listen To The Darkness
Come close and feel the night!
Here with me beneath this tree,
Listen to the darkness!
I Never Knew
One mystical, magical evening
I looked into my world
And found you there.
I never knew where you came from


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