poet Lucy Burrow

Lucy Burrow

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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

Voice In The Wilderness

'Voice of a Wildebeast? ' she said......
She sort of spat it out
Mockingly
Her lined brow furrowed
In tightly ploughed lines.
'Voice of a Wildebeast! - Ha!
Now I wonder what that sounds like? '
She screwed her face
Contorted
Then, from the belly
Deep and booming
She repeated herself, amused.....
'Voice of a Wildebeast'
There seemed a moment of total clarity
Her eyes bright
With the same humour
I once loved in her.
I stood quiet
And looked unblinkingly at her satire
Waving sinewy hands
Like horns
Above her nodding head
Her ...

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