David Lewis Paget

Nottingham, England/live in Australia
David Lewis Paget
Nottingham, England/live in Australia
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A Penny For The Guy

Rating: 5.0
(Ever remember the fifth of November,
Gunpowder, treason and plot,
We see no reason why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot!)

I was sorting through my father's things,
A month since he had died,
And flipping through the books he'd loved,
To still the chill inside,
When out there fell a photograph
Of me, at nine years old,
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John Brown 14 November 2013
A fantastic read David. As kids here in Lancashire, we too used to dress one of our gang up as a guy, but never of course with such tragic results. As soon as I read, ' we sat her at the top' I knew what was going to happen, but this didn't lessen the suspense; on the contrary, it heightened it. I like narrative poetry, and have written a couple of what I've called Ballads. If you'd like to read one I would recommend, 'The Ballad of Ronnie Dunwoody'. Best wishes, John
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Cynthia Buhain-baello 02 February 2010
Remarkably written narrative and a sad, moving, and tragic tale. It has all the elements of mystery, twists, and tragedy, and nostalgia in the end. You are a master poet and an artist.
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Ann Beard 07 December 2009
Oh I do hope that is just a story David, Perfectly written with tragic flow. I was quite pulled into the tale. so sad. Kind regards Ann
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