Author Archives: whileiwalk

Graduation

I had a little sapling, which I planted in the ground, And busied about it, trying not to make a sound, I sprinkled it with water and let it feel the sun, And saw that it’s growing had definitely begun, … Continue reading

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End Of School

Farewell to the old school, Of teachers plentiful, Teachers who do not reach, Teachers who cannot teach, Teachers who cannot beat, Teachers who can’t compete, With the knowledge master, Personal and faster, That’s replaced them complete, Stolen their classroom seat, … Continue reading

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Father Of The Bride

You don’t like the circus at all, But are told to perform for rule, Not trained to jump through burning ring, They wait for you to do something, You flounder bleeding red not blue, Oh the perfect jester is you, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Space vacated, Holes created, Rain tears with blood, For earth and mud, Families broke, Grief, blackness soak, New ghosts not old, So young and bold, Lift up dead hand, And carry Land, With price so high, So we can try, … Continue reading

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Reality

Behind Smiles, hidden, Are hardships unbidden.   Blue skies are blinding, Seeing and finding, What is tucked away, Not for display, The ugly, the pain, Call it human stain.   Hidden until, Against your will, It is in your face, … Continue reading

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The New Old

It is old and battered and warped as well, What tales my long serving table could tell, But its looks that count and it’s past its date, It can’t be kept in its decaying state, But why I ask must … Continue reading

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Turn It Off

The canned music boomed out so loud, To the open air car park crowd, And even when the shops had shut, The music played, no pause, no cut, Middle of night, the notes still rang, For dancing rats and owls … Continue reading

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