Paul Butters

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I am, therefore I write. Cannot stop writing. Play table tennis and other sports. I do prefer to write free verse but sometimes I indulge in some rhyme and metre.

Paul Butters Poems

1.
A Better Way

There has to be a better way.
Than endless warring,
Selfish ways
And committing countless crimes:
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2.
Poet Tree

I have a picture of a tree
(In my minds eye)
But it’s not the vision
That you will see!
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3.
Hello Reader!

My dearest reader, seconds ago, before your
Decision to turn the page, there was nothing.
These very words were hidden away and thus
Unseen, to all intents did not exist:
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4.
Should We?

Should we all stop eating meat?
No, we'll starve of protein doing that.
But yes, it's morally right.
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5.
Frenetic Genetics

Genetic engineering’s here to stay
Possibilities are endless, scientists say:
Men mixed with anything we can find:
Oak trees, wasps, ants and elephants combined.
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Paul Butters Comments

This will be the first comment of many on a charming, insightful, eloquent poet. t x

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Sadoo Pallan 07 September 2021

would like your Poem, Paradise Found

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Paul Butters 27 October 2018

Thanks Kumarmani Mahakul. Much appreciated. It is true that I have enjoyed creative writing since the mid 1950s. Sites like this one keep me going for sure. Thanks again.

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Kumarmani Mahakul 27 October 2018

On behalf of all fellow poets, PH Family and our Mahakul family we offer a title of honour to poet Paul Butters as, Lively Stance. From today onward he will be known as Lively Stance Paul Butters. This title is offered to him due to his long-time perseverance in literature. We hope all poets, visitors and people will like this.

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Paul Butters 14 November 2011

Rachel Ann Butler liked 'A Kiss' and 'Inspiration' but reports commenting would not work for her. So here they are.

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Christine Kerr 14 February 2009

I have really enjoyed reading your poems Their straight to the point and with a little humour about them, would love for you to let me know when you publish more of them. Thankyou for sharing

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