Les Derbyshire Poems
|2.||From Here You Can See The Waves||3/15/2009|
|3.||Words And Music||4/11/2009|
|4.||She Knows Me So Well||6/19/2009|
|5.||Valley Of Mist||9/12/2009|
|6.||The Day That We Met||9/15/2009|
|9.||When You Turned Away||11/28/2009|
|12.||It's Not Your Fault||1/22/2012|
|15.||A Matter Of Time||10/22/2013|
|18.||Mists Of Time||11/11/2009|
|19.||The Passing Year||3/14/2009|
|20.||I Never Knew||8/28/2009|
|21.||When I Am Old||9/3/2009|
|24.||Ode To The M25||3/15/2009|
|25.||Oh, The Joys Of Travel!||3/14/2009|
|26.||Listen To The Darkness||1/30/2010|
|28.||It's Not Me||3/22/2009|
|30.||And Then There Was You||8/10/2009|
And Then There Was You
My life used to be a calm pool,
Hardly a ripple disturbing the surface.
All around, the rushes stood like sentries
And the water fowls dabbled peacefully in the shallows.
On the little Japanese bridge
A young man and his lover
Like a landscape in still life.
And then there was you.
You leapt into the pool with a great splash
That startled the water fowls out of their complacency
And set the surface dancing.
The sunlight sparkled and flashed from every wave.
The sound of the ...
Ode To The M25
(For anyone from outside the UK who has the misfortune not to know the M25, it's the circular freeway/autoroute/autostrada/autobahn around London!)
In the heat of the day or the dead of the night
Here's a thing that is certain to bring you delight.
If you're driving to Oxford, to Richmond or Staines
Or heading for Gatwick to look at the planes,
If your journey's for pleasure or you're off to work,
Whether driving a Ford or a Nissan or Merc'
Alone or with auntie asleep in the back,