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Hello Everybody. Please feel free to show your friends. Wilf
Hello Everybody. Please feel free to show your friends. Wilf

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Pansy Boy
                         PANSY BOY There he was, Out, Out on his own Out in the cold because he was different. You couldn't miss him, even with his head down All colour and beauty They called him, “Pansy”, they were right, But not for any reason they knew. ...
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Today, Give Flowers to the Dead
Today, give flowers to the dead Yesterday they weren't here Tomorrow they will be gone. Today. The poor you can give to yesterday (Oh, but you didn't) or tomorrow, They will still be here They are always here. Any other day you can give to them But today gi...
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A Prayer
               A PRAYER Lord I don't know what to say I have no confidence that my words Could express my heart And, Even if I spoke to You in the tongues Of men and angels………. But take my sighs: the breath of my heart These informed words Whatever they may...
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Cross
                         CROSS On a night when something beautiful died, I glanced at the large wooden cross Above our fire It reminded me of somewhere You'd been, On a day when something beautiful died. The cross was hard, awkward, unyielding Like everythi...
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Four Short Poems
                            VESSEL Dirty earth Mixed with blood Kneaded and spun, fired and dipped and fired And then A pot to hold the molten gold And pour the blood On to dirty earth                             Wilf Dec 2017                  ANSWERED PRAY...
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The Lost Son
                     THE LOST SON It was such a joyful day when Yaron came home. He looked half dead, but that was good as I had feared he was dead. A joyful day, a great feast; but it ended in sadness that has become like a twisting knife.                 ...
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Green                                ‘Follow Me’. Leaf curls                           He smiles Spring                                Spring Wind                                  ‘Heal the sick’. Leaf curls                           He smiles Summer       ...
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The Last of the Great Haberdashers
THE LAST OF THE GREAT HABERDASHERS Herbert paused by the shop door for the last time. He remembered some of the wonderful, eccentric and heroically impossible customers he had known over the years at "Climbury and Son Gents' Outfitters and Specialist Haberd...
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Moon Music
                       Moon Music Your gravity pulls our strings Changing our tune, like the colours of the night Not easy to see what it is we hear It is mostly nothing but then, Then it is disturbing;  That shouldn't go with this which never works with th...
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Winter Meditation
               WINTER MEDITATION Winter sun is weak but does not surrender Throwing silver swords Onto the frozen grass The war goes on. The summer sun cannot reach into here Through the growing green This place was made to know the sun In winter Low light ...
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