Terry Donovan

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

Terry Donovan Poems

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

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They sold haikus at the market,
Two pounds each or three for five,
(They'd been freshly picked that morning
But were barely still alive) .

And little pots of haiku food
With each they gave away
With instructions for beginners,
Two small ladders and a tray.

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