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A Mighty Symbol!

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, September 30, 2012

Stavros is reflecting on his time in Blackpool, where David taught for twenty years. This is for his friend, Alan Haynes.   B  l  a  c  k  p  o  o … Read more…

A Culinary Treat!

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, September 29, 2012

We should always “trumpet” all that is good on this island. There is a special restaurant in Kissonerga.   A      K  i  s  s  o  n  e  r  g  a       … Read more…

Stavros…. Playing Rugby?

By The poet’s pen - Friday, September 28, 2012

I rarely dream. With the many problems at the Bradford Bulls, my home club, my mind has been playing tricks… just for a change! This is for a friend at… Read more…

“I’m Very, Very Sorry!”

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, September 26, 2012

I am told that: “Whatever you do”:   “Never Mention Politics!”   “‘Very Sorry!”, twit is feeling Politicians: so appealing? Promises are rarely met ‘Got a mansion-house, I bet!  … Read more…

“Calm down… Life is cool!”

By The poet’s pen - Monday, September 24, 2012

I would like to feel calm at all times! Perhaps I need to meditate?   B   o   d   y        R   e   s   t   i   n   g   !   Fan is… Read more…

It Only Takes A Cat And A Duck!

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, September 22, 2012

It is amazing how the arrival of a little, black cat and, later, a duck in our garden, served to cheer me up!   N   o      M   o   r   e        M   a  … Read more…

A Feathered Friend!

By The poet’s pen - Friday, September 21, 2012

The sight of a tiny, dying greenfinch outside our door was not a good start to the day!   F  o  r        A        G  r  e  e  n  f  i  n … Read more…

“I Told You I Was Ill”

By The poet’s pen - Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Les Arnold has the same words on his gravestone as Spike Milligan, but not in Gaelic! Spike was the “crazy one”! I am the one with tears in my eys…. Read more…

That Man Is Back!!

By The poet’s pen - Sunday, September 16, 2012

My German friend, Heinz, wanted to know the whereabouts of the infamous Stavros! “Ein Gedicht fuer dich, Heinz!”   A        C  h  a  n  g  e  d        M  a  n … Read more…

A Nightmare Scenario!

By The poet’s pen - Saturday, September 15, 2012

We live on a fast, straight road… Beware! We have some friendly Russian neighbours. I awoke, writing the following verses. My imagination often runs riot.   J  u  s  t       … Read more…

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