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 Poem  The grizzled old man looked at me with the morning sun glistening on bristled chin. His eyes sunken, not hooded like crows but sprawled-over by lank eyebrows; and his nose! Thin commas red-lining the beak and you see the … Continue reading

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More: Three Poems by Jean Whitfield

I am pleased to reprint three more poems by Jean Whitfield, permission kindly given by Bakery Press.  Several other poems by Jean have been published on ‘poetryparc’, to read them just use the ‘tag’ on her name or ‘Three Poems‘ … Continue reading

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Deshabille, Mornings, Snow: Jean Whitfield

Three Poems by Jean Whitfield   Deshabille                                 Extraordinary to think I hardly knew how to start to take them off with him relaxed and watching. Would he understand the clumsy shadows or see something new inspiring, over-inspiring from my … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Jean Whitfield

From    Moments,   Selected poems of Jean Whitfield Permission to reprint poems kindly given by Bakery Press. It is so tempting to lift every poem in sequence from this ‘collected works’ as they all deserve a wider audience.   Sadly, I am … Continue reading

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A trio of Thistles: three poems by three poets

Thistles                                                                       by John Clare        1793- 1864 Where the broad sheep walk bare and brown With scant grass pining … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Philip Ivory

Three Poems     LAST DAYS Worthing hospital,  Summer 1976 in memory of Laurence Ivory     Outside, great heat, dry grass; Inside the ward, three patients- The old man’s ward. In the corner bed, my father Trying to listen … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Charles Hamilton Sorley

Charles Hamilton Sorley   1895 – 1915 (13th Oct) He was on walking tour in Germany before taking up a scholarship to Oxford University. War declared whilst there; briefly arrested before able to return to England.  The morning after arriving home … Continue reading

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