Pete Crowther
Hull, East Yorkshire, England

Poems

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1.
A Biker's Funeral
(In memory of Stephen (Reggie) Pearce
of Kilnsea,1980–2005)

The wind blows cold through the churchyard trees
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2.
A Camera Has The Trick Of Freezing Time
The photo’s small and rather creased but there
We are, a family group in black and white.
A camera has the trick of freezing time.
We’re posed before a boat outside our house,
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3.
A Question Of Philosophy
When evil strikes
In fire and flood
Or untimely death by dread disease
We sometimes wonder “What of God? ”
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4.
A Sonnet In Memoriam For A Dead Pet
Alas he’s gone our little friendly rat,
we’ll miss that trusting paw, those gentle ways,
as snuggling close to us content he sat.
Where now that little eager furry face,
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5.
A House Of Light
From my cottage kitchen window I can see
Two fields away the blue, the shining sea
And ships that slowly glide to far-off shores
Each one a separate world with its own laws;
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6.
2005
Goodbye Two Thousand and Four,
Bombs, disaster and war.

Welcome 2005,
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7.
Caring For A Dead Fish
When the cupboard is bare
And the cat’s had the cream,
Who cares about a dead fish?
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8.
A Secret Whisper
I rarely go by bus but when I do
For safety’s sake I choose a seat well back.
Today the bus was crowded like a zoo,
My seat companion wore a plastic mac,
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9.
Father And Daughter
I never thought I'd live
One day to see my daughter be
A Human Resources Policy Executive.
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10.
Cold Moons Of Winter
(The moons of December, January
and February were once known by our
forebears respectively as Long Night or
Cold Moon, Wolf or Storm Moon, and Snow Moon)
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