Patrick Ladbrooke

Rookie - 308 Points (England)

Patrick Ladbrooke Poems

1. Sailing 7/1/2009
2. Alley Cricket 10/6/2011
3. The Furrow Followed 10/10/2011
4. The Last Glass 5/1/2014
5. Pond Life 5/14/2014
6. Eighty 5/27/2014
7. Beachy Head 6/2/2014
8. Lost Melody 10/22/2014
9. Patriot 10/23/2014
10. Chasing Silver Darlings 10/29/2014
11. Hush, Puppies 11/3/2014
12. Old Men Of The Sea 11/5/2014
13. Swinging Sixties 4/1/2017
14. Bluebells 4/28/2017
15. Roller Skating 5/2/2017
16. Pulse 5/2/2017
17. Regret 11/17/2014
18. Motorway Morning 11/18/2014
19. A Navy Man 10/28/2014
20. Treading Leaves 11/17/2014
21. The Conker Tree 10/30/2014
22. The Kissing Gate 12/29/2008
23. Colours Of Love, Passing 10/27/2014
24. Rush Hour 11/17/2014
25. Abbey Ruin (St Benets Abbey, Norfolk) 11/5/2014
26. The Bond 9/15/2008

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The Bond

I remember nights of roaring surf,
The long rods nodding with the pull,
Watching in the hiss and glare of pressure lamps,
Waiting with my father, for the fish to run.

And run they did, made lines sing in the wind,
Smooth muscled silver-green flanked cod,
Gorged plump on shrimp shoaled in the scour.
We cradled them from breaker’s undertow,
Our sea soaked clothes raw in the cold of night,
To marvel as they glistened on the sand.
Next day, served on our plates,
They tasted like they’d swum from seas of heaven.

But time has stolen him away from ...

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The Furrow Followed

A'rear the Suffolks' sure foot gait
And sturdy flank of silent muscle power,
Shining steel of ploughshare cuts a wake,
With scent of earth turned, new and clean,
All held by skills that keep straight
With every corner matched in perfect line,
For the gathered gulls to glean.

And as the father cut the furrow, so does son,

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