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Archive for January, 2012

A Special Walker!

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, January 31, 2012

One of our walkers is eighty today. He will still be steaming up the hills with his younger friends! Happy Birthday, George Bates. Here is your sonnet!     E… Read more…

From The Diary Of An Old Geezer!

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, January 29, 2012

What would it be like to be an old gentleman in a village here? I awoke early, before the power cut, to write this! The old geezer on his bike… Read more…

A Disgrace?

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, January 28, 2012

I have just read in “The Cyprus Weekly” about a dog found with a trident in its side by volunteers from The Argos Animal Shelter. Can we stoop any lower… Read more…

Buy A “Cruiser” Instead?

By The poet’s pen - Friday, January 27, 2012

Why do the British always go on about the weather? Cyprus has 300+ days of sunshine!     A  n  g  r  y        S  k  i  e… Read more…

Space Travel!

By The poet’s pen - Thursday, January 26, 2012

I awoke this morning, dreaming of a spaceship full of politicians, as one often does!   A      D u b i o u s      S p… Read more…

I Think I Need A Tank!

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Wednesday is normally a walking today. Unfortunately I had to drive into Paphos. I have decided I need a Sherman tank as protection!   N o    W a l… Read more…

Man And Nature

By The poet’s pen - Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A friend’s dogs were poisoned on Monday. Two of them, at least, have survived. Why does anyone want to poison animals? We were walking near to Coral Bay today, when I… Read more…

Sunday Dining….And Wining!

By The poet’s pen - Monday, January 23, 2012

We had a late lunch yesterday at a favourite restaurant in Kissonerga. A lady, celebrating her birthday, fell over, as she left the restaurant, “worse for drink”! It reminded me… Read more…

A Magic River!

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, January 21, 2012

I was looking at photos of the Nile yesterday, taken in 2005, as the rain beat against the windows! This poem is for my friend, Heinz, who loves history. “Zum… Read more…

It’s Just My Imagination!

By The poet’s pen - Friday, January 20, 2012

Dreaming again?   D    r    e    a    m    i    n    g    ?   Dreaming of that perfect driver? Win ten thousand’, not a fiver? Smiling Awfulnides’ girl Soon my head… Read more…

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