David Lewis Paget

Nottingham, England/live in Australia
David Lewis Paget
Nottingham, England/live in Australia
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Into The Light

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When I was a great deal younger than today, and first embarked on a life devoted to poetry, I made a decision to write a one verse poem every ten years, starting at the age of 21. This was to reflect the way I felt at the time, in relation to my life, and to my writing. The following is the verse written for the age of seventy-one, and below that the complete verses that built up to this point. The collection is called…

Into the Light

VI

Here I am, seventy-one
They say that only the good die young,
I’ve made the most of my current plight
To find dark corners, to sit and write,

The Chinese taught me their own folk lore
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Sunday, November 22, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: philosophy
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Mike Smith 01 March 2016

This is absolutely brilliant. A rhyming biography detailing the last fifty years. Wow. Really quite the poem David. Among my favorites certainly

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