Terry Donovan

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

Terry Donovan Poems

121. You'Re Beautiful 7/6/2006
122. Sausages 9/12/2007
123. A Christmas Present 12/18/2006
124. Life Country-Style 7/16/2006
125. Potty! 1/9/2008
126. Who Heals The Healer? 6/3/2004
127. Today I Cried 10/11/2004
128. A Tiny Seed Of Doubt 10/3/2004
129. Sleep Tight, Fair Maid 11/9/2004
130. Skylight 5/25/2004
131. A Fatal Mistake 11/17/2004
132. Sweet Sorrow 4/11/2005
133. Last Love 10/20/2004
134. Thoughts In A Cubicle 6/4/2004
135. For Jenny 11/1/2004
136. I'M Always Dreaming 9/27/2004
137. Train Of Thought 7/11/2006
138. Lady On A Train 10/11/2004
139. Short Thought 9/22/2004
140. I Wish....... 9/22/2004
141. Seascape 11/1/2004
142. Smart 1/9/2008
143. Untouched By Human Hand 4/11/2005
144. The Empty Boxes 8/4/2006
145. Long Story 8/29/2006
146. Now Go To Sleep, My Little One 7/7/2006
147. Summer Holiday Sonnet 7/21/2006
148. Who But You 6/5/2004
149. Best Friends 6/15/2004
150. Single Dad 10/22/2008
151. Ashes To Ashes 8/28/2006
152. Oxfam Shop 8/23/2006
153. Never Trust A Lobster 6/25/2006
154. Take My Hand 10/15/2004
155. Angel 8/3/2006
156. Motorcycle Sonnet 10/2/2004
157. Autumn Leaves Its Scar 6/23/2004
158. An Angel Has To Do What An Angel Has To To 5/30/2004
159. Why Dogs Always Smell Each Others' Bums 10/20/2006

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

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  • 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!

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

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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...

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Best Poem of Terry Donovan

Motorcycle Sonnet

A sixties sight I always liked to see,
Those British motorbikes parked side by side
While bikers packed inside the Busy Bee,
The rendezvous of everybody's ride.
Here Triumph, Norton, Matchless, BSA,
And Vincent, Arial and AJS,
Were names that made mouths water in their day
And nothing Japanese did we possess.
All oily, smoky, proper big boys' toys
That you could hear from half a mile away
And when they passed you'd even smell the noise
And grab your flying jacket, join the play.
Now all you see are bikers 'born again'
Who drive a Ford Mondeo in the ...

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Grandad Said

Grandad said
'Being dead
Is not too bad at all.
You can chose to work
Or chose to shirk
And you don't have to go to school! '

Everyone is friendly,
You don't get any grief,

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