Tony Jennett

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Teacher for 15years 'til they realised I was so useless they kicked me upstairs and made me an adviser
The Hills and the Sea are in my blood My favourite quotation: - It's Better to keep your mouth shut and appear a fool than to open it and remove all doubt more »

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  • Shaw Gunn (9/29/2006 11:20:00 PM)

    Grumpy Old Man... very wise ass and funny. I aspire to my own variation on this as the years mount up (no bitterness please though) . Thanks for the humor. S.


    Yawn....big've cured my insomnia....and again...if you've read one - you've read them all. Nothing new here.

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Best Poem of Tony Jennett


I scour the cottage for signs of past presence
L ike a famished orphan at the erstwhile site
O f a long-spilled rice-sack, grubbing some essence,
V estige of sustenance. Hope gutters fitfully not quite
E xtinguished. I stroke reverently the seat-belt strap

Y ou wore in my vehicle. Your coffee-cup a Holy Grail.
O n my hearth a ghostly print, hazard-hap
U nder your leaning hand, now cold as winter's hail

A t a stranger's touch but under mine, burning
L ike the coals contained within. The wind,
W histled down by winter's inevitable ...

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