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Archive for November, 2011

“Doing The Rounds!”

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, November 30, 2011

I am told that many older folk go to funerals just for a “free feed”! This might alleviate the pain of recent funerals.   A     G  o  o… Read more…

Goodbye To A Lovely Lady!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, November 29, 2011

I didn’t add a poem yesterday, as it was a friend’s funeral. Jean now lies beside her husband, George, in the cemetery in Mesa Chorio. George died last month… How… Read more…

Christmas Is Just Around The Corner!

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, November 27, 2011

It is good to have a little time to reflect on the Christmas season to come. C h r i s t m a s C o m e s… Read more…

More Nostalgia!

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, November 26, 2011

Our daughter says she has already decorated her house in Carterton, Oxfordshire, for Christmas. Her Christmas tree stands proudly, as I recall a Christmas of 1982. Christmas is a special… Read more…

Christmas Is Coming!

By The poet’s pen - Friday, November 25, 2011

I saw the four-by-four mentioned in the poem this morning, as I walked up into the Kamares Village from Tala.The ending, thankfully, is not true, although it could be! E… Read more…

Have A Fine Hosing Time!

By The poet’s pen - Thursday, November 24, 2011

Although we have had lots of rain recently we should still be conserving one precious resource: water. Does anyone assume any responsibilty in Cyprus? W a t e r B… Read more…

Comme Il faut?

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, November 23, 2011

This poem was written in the UK. Does Etiquette exit here? E t i q u e t t e Pianissimo when farting Sussex, where the air is clean Not… Read more…

Nature’s Turn?

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, November 22, 2011

We have experienced so much sadness of late, including the death of a 92 year-old friend, followed, two weeks later, by the death of his widow! On the other hand,… Read more…

Monday At The Theatre

By The poet’s pen - Monday, November 21, 2011

So many thespians love rehearsing.. No comment! R e h e a r s a l T i m e Hands up those who love rehearsing Happy hours upon the… Read more…

The Throw Of A Dice

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, November 20, 2011

The BBC’s “Odd Box” “inspired” this poem: I have been dreaming of fluffy dice, having seen the largest pair of dice, of course, in Las Vegas…. Call the psychologist quickly!… Read more…

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