Pete Crowther Poems

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31.
A Cold Day In January

Last year my mother died.
I was not there; she died alone.
It was mid-winter when
we buried her. The roads were treacherous
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32.
Cyber Friend

I’ve never heard your voice nor seen
Your face or felt your touch but yet
I feel I know you better than
I know my sister or my brother.
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33.
Empathy

Have you ever thought how it would feel
To be a cow, or horse say, munching grass
In some wet field with flies all round your eyes,
No hands to shoo them off, or worse,
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34.
Junk Mail And Poemhunter.Com

I never open envelopes
addressed:
“The occupier” or,
worse still,
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35.
Violets

When I was a child
My mother took me
To look for violets.
They grew in a secret place
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36.
The Tagareen Shop

Down by the dockside
Round the corner past the pub
The tagareen man
Has a tagareen shop
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37.
Avalanche

Beneath the clouds the rocky cliff
Rose up a thousand feet at least
And seemed to dominate the vale
Like some enormous castle wall
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38.
Whispers In The Mind

The poems on the printed page
Began as whispers in the mind
But now attentively they stand
Neat artefacts in black and white
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39.
Late Summer Migrants

You see them in all seaside towns
Late summer, say, around the time
The schools go back. They congregate
Like swallows do on lines and wires
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40.
Kelbi

Wee black pup
jumping up
wagging tail
like a flail,
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