20 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

The Trenches

One of the projects I enjoyed most at school (at about age 16) was writing about World War I. I always did have a passion for history and still do. A soldier’s private hell Of mud and damp and rot Corpses – oh, the smell! It’s sticky and humid and hot The mud is drowning […]






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20 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Shooting Star

Life passes like a shooting star A journey on which one has travelled far Destiny deals a varied hand It’s often hard to understand Some get a joker Some get a king Some are just waiting for the death bell to ring It’s hard to appreciate what you’ve got When it seems like you ain’t […]






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20 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

The Air Raids

I suspect I wrote this some time during my school years, possibly when we were learning about World War II. The air raid guns are shooting The bombs are coming near Little children are so scared And adults are full of fear You must get into a shelter In time if you are able If […]






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18 December 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Banger: A Dog and My Cousin

In England we colloquially refer to dachshunds as “sausage dogs”, which was why my aunt and uncle’s dog was called Banger, a colloquial term for sausage. We were very close and he used to whine at the door when we went back home after a visit. He was terribly spoiled and my aunt and uncle […]






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17 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Fire

Fire, fire, tongues of flame Mighty dragon Valiant lion Licking against the coals Thunderous ogre Roaring devil Fire of hell Fire of death






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