Lucy Burrow

Rookie - 40 Points (1961 / Nigeria, West Africa)

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Born to British Parents working in Nigeria, the family moved back to UK when I was only 6 weeks old. Have written poetry for as long as I could hold a pen and songs for about 8 years. I am into traditional music and song, am a member of Cornwall songwriters, play the celtic harp, violin, tenor banjo, penny and low d whistle and the irish drum, the bodhran. I am married with 2 daughters aged 24 and... more »

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  • Joseph Daly(12/30/2005 4:49:00 AM)

    Lucy is a traditionalist, but that is not an insult. Her works display a highly disciplined approach and can be imformative and humourous at the same time. Do not reject Lucy because she choses to write in a traditional form.

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Best Poem of Lucy Burrow

Jacky Frost

When Summers blue sky fades to grey
And swiftly ends the shortening day,
When coldness takes the flowers away
Ill dance the dance of winter!
Over hedges see me trip
To frost the leaf and haw and hip,
To petrify each sparkling drip
And dance the dance of winter.
Ill fade the roses red to white,
Redress the landscape in one night!
Make the cobwebs crisp and white
And herald in the winter.
I’ll tiptoe over lawns and trees
The water pipe I soon shall freeze,
Ill bring transport to its knees!
And turn all things to winter
In leafy Hollows, see ...

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