Lorna (Cossett) Fryer

Biography of Lorna (Cossett) Fryer

Besides writing poems, Lorna has worked as a stenographer for 6 years and as a teacher for 14 years. She is married and has four grown children and one step daughter. She is the daughter of an electrician, grandaughter of a farmer/fisherman and great grandaughter of a magistrate/farmer (one a farmer and one a magistate) she can trace her ancestry to the Mayflower. She has written a family book about this with photos and poems. Favorite recreation as a child: Nature and the seaside.

Lorna (Cossett) Fryer's Works:

Our Family, Mayflower Descendants, An Album of the Cossett and Hall (Cornwall) , and Worthylake Families, Relatives, and In-Laws

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The Hermit Within

Welll within this heart of mine
Lives a hermit - part time.
I pull him out and make him go,
'Though I have to pull his toe.

In the winter, he hides and holds me
Down, down, down to the ground.
He won't let me out, though I shout,
And say, 'I want to be free.'