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In Tintagel Graveyard

Rating: 3.6

Who brought flowers to this grave?
I, said the wren.
I brought them as seeds and then
Watched them grow.

No, said the wind. That's not true.
I blew them across the moor and sea,
I blew them up to the grave's door.
They were a gift from me.

They came of their own accord,
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Dr Antony Theodore 02 February 2020

No, said the wind. That's not true. I blew them across the moor and sea, I blew them up to the grave's door. They were a gift from me. wonderful imagination. tony

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Larry Bulot 01 January 2009

Oh my Lord! I am blown away. WONDERFUL POEM! ! ! ! ! ! I am grateful to have had stumbled upon this one.........10!

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Millie Warham 15 April 2006

I love all of Brian Patten's work. I thought I saw him in London once as a young girl and was too shy to approach him and say 'I love your poems' All his work has enhanced my life. This has a simple folk quality.... just needs a guitar a flute and a pint of guiness. Millie x

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