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Fishermens Tales

Castiglione’s advise on this, well known to Yeats, was literally taken to heart. The courtier must create an image of the beloved …

Rose Among the Weeds

I grew up in an English garden Everything planted by plan, in rows For effect, pleasing to the eye To an order …

To One Side I Must Cast My Pen

Verses written win all hearts bar hers She is a slave to life, passion and chance: I am a walker of safe …

Life Flies By

Villages fly by as I Life’s eternal wanderer Who seeks to put down root From where his people came Do not stop …

She Loves Me Not, The Dandelion Said

“Elle m’aime un peu, non, pas du tout” The game of blowing on a dandelion stating does the object of your affections …

I Was the Reluctant Lover

This poem was inspired by a visit to the National Gallery in London a few years ago, and is in fact a …

What Could Never Be

In half sleep, half dreaming Darkness fills the midnight sky Stars twinkle behind the clouds That hide them from my eye… She …

My Heart Will Not Keep Her Warm

My heart will not keep her warm Nor will it keep her dry But in my heart shell have a home Until …

Snowflakes in Another Land

Her heart beats for another, Life goes on, he who has her hand, And her heart, makes it beat faster, Under snowflakes …

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