Peter Hall Poems

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1.
Learning From Mistakes

I have finally come to the place
Where things can come off the shelf
So I can try to learn from mistakes
And not be so hard on myself.
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2.
Identity Controls Behaviour

Identity controls behaviour
Identity controls emotions
Identity controls how we think
Identity controls behaviour.
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3.
A Time To Die

There's a time to live
There's a time to die,
And a time to laugh
And a time to cry,
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4.
Glass Ceiling

I was born in Green Valley, west of Liverpool, west of Sydney, Australia.
It's like being born in the Bronx, or Tottenham, or Shankhill, or Govan in Glasgow.
I might as well have been born there too.
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5.
Heroes

Heroes born and heroes bled
Heroes that live and fill our head
We need heroes so we can be lead
Is there a real true hero?
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6.
After The Rain

Hail
Wind
Rain
Chaos.
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7.
'Don'T Move' (The Bank Robbery)

On an average summer day
Under a turquoise Sydney sky,
I was a new parent and bank teller
When I saw a bearded guy.
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8.
Blood In, Blood Out

The creed of the gang
Blood in, blood out.

Identity
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9.
The Humanist Funeral

The coffin is draped in the national flag
A mix of people who are happy and sad
This is a testament to the humanist stand
Welcome to a humanist funeral.
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10.
The Leaving Of A Loved One

The pall of the winter night descends
As slow as the gray clouds that gather
A chill in the air condescends
As the Scottish winter night darkens the heather.
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