Terry Donovan

Rookie (12/6/41 to? / Amersham, Buckinghamshire)

Terry Donovan Poems

41. The Wonder Of You 6/20/2004
42. In A Flask 11/1/2004
43. Remote Controls And Things Electric, Etc. 11/1/2004
44. Healed With A Kiss 11/1/2004
45. An Open Book 10/7/2004
46. Green Bits 11/1/2004
47. At Your Age You Ought To Know Better 10/13/2004
48. In My Dream 6/23/2006
49. No More Grapes 6/23/2006
50. Covered Love 6/23/2006
51. Heatwave 7/18/2006
52. Alone Again 7/18/2006
53. Mysterious Ways 8/6/2006
54. The Bare Facts 8/6/2006
55. Walked Away 8/9/2006
56. Yesterday 8/9/2006
57. A Fallen Leaf 8/9/2006
58. Mums On The Run 8/10/2006
59. Tomorrow 8/11/2006
60. Life Goes On 8/12/2006
61. The Lonely Dandelion 8/16/2006
62. The Way It Was 7/22/2006
63. What An Eyeful 7/27/2006
64. Beached Again 7/30/2006
65. A Bunch Of Wild Flowers 8/24/2006
66. Two Feet Below 8/24/2006
67. The Truth Doesn'T Hurt 9/23/2006
68. It Wasn'T Love 9/24/2006
69. Peace 9/28/2006
70. A Present From The Past 10/1/2006
71. The Verdict 10/5/2006
72. Oh What A Fumble! 10/10/2006
73. Hello 10/10/2006
74. Lovely 10/14/2006
75. All I Want For Christmas 12/18/2006
76. Mary 12/19/2006
77. The Gift Of Love 12/20/2006
78. This Year 1/4/2007
79. The Last Goodbye 1/5/2007
80. You What? 1/12/2007

Comments about Terry Donovan

  • Michael Shepherd (8/4/2006 9:45:00 AM)

    Terry Donovan is one of the treasures of Poemhunter, and I think I speak for all readers. A humourist with style and humanity. May your bike run smoothly on a full tank.

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  • James Grengs (10/20/2004 4:51:00 PM)

    Terry, I just happened to see a new poem of yours, and I read it. After I'd read the one, I had to read a couple more of them- they're awesome! You have a special style about your poetry that really draws the reader in.
    -James

  • Tammy Natoli (5/28/2004 5:37:00 PM)

    I loved this so much Terry! It hit so close to home for me. My heart skipped a beat! I love reading you!

  • Tammy Natoli (5/18/2004 9:05:00 PM)

    Hi Terry! Excellent. Not that I am a critic. Great read!

  • Anong All (5/14/2004 5:15:00 PM)

    Hello to you...Terry Donovan,

    .....i was shuffling through., me own pages...Then returned home.
    Noticed the title of your poem.., it drew me in...
    .....i'am glad..it did...Your poem, felt wonderful...to read.

  • Sofia P (5/13/2004 6:58:00 PM)

    Your writting gives me a strong sense of a monologue... I don't know if it's done on purpose, but it's very unique. A poem that feels like a conversation...

Best Poem of Terry Donovan

An Angel Has To Do What An Angel Has To To

He walked away into the night,
His knuckles swollen from the fight,
A smile beneath his swollen eye,
Much satisfaction in his sigh.

He left behind a crumpled lump
A man who’d had a well-earned thump,
A bully belly filled with beer,
A crowd that had recoiled in fear.

He’d done his bit and saved the day,
Restored some order to the fray.
They watched him as went from view
Lost in the shadows he passed through.

“Forgive me, Lord”, he stopped to pray,
“I know that’s not the angels’ way”.
The Lord said “When you deal with man,
You ...

Read the full of An Angel Has To Do What An Angel Has To To

Waiting

Tomorrow is too late
Too soon
When coming together
Means parting
And past futures become reality
And future pasts
Confirm.
It’s always shadows.
And denial.

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