David Lewis Paget

Nottingham, England/live in Australia
David Lewis Paget
Nottingham, England/live in Australia
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Dunkirk

Rating: 5.0

They came from a line of fishermen,
Way back, two hundred years,
The sons of a dour old Kentish man,
Who'd braved the First World War;
When Joe went off to the Army, then,
The old man's face was grim,
'You go and fight for the country, lad,
We can't rely on him! '

He scowled on down at the eldest lad

Who sat there, mending nets,
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Anita Atina 14 June 2008

A poignant story well told and what a wonderful message you have deftly weaved into this amazing poem. Great writing David! Cheers Anita

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Reinhard Stobbe 14 June 2008

This is wonderful! I love the music in this poem. Great work A ten plus! H

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