Monthly Archives: June 2018

CHRISTOPHER (1)

May you always find a guide May peace and love within you bide, May each morning rise and bless You with a store of happiness; May each day end at even-tide Bring contentment with some pride At having fulfilled one … Continue reading

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RACHEL’S TEN

2007Because you are good at maths and when at school don’t fidget You will have noticed that when you get to nine there is no other ddget, So clever people long ago sought to solve just where, If nine is … Continue reading

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GENEVIEVE IS THIRTEEN

Who carries herself with such poise? Who is making the least noise? Who has the style to dress with taste? Who knows to consume is not to waste? The answers to such questions I believe Is to find a thirteen … Continue reading

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CHRISTOPHER (2)

At seventeen, a coach, passing skills And knowledge on from one generation To the next is the fulfillment of all Human endeavour and achievement so, a Teacher is at the apex of all human Civilizations. October 2008

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ELLEN IS THIRTEEN

When Ellen began her theatrical career In the year two thousand and three We thought she had talent enough For one so young as she; But soon came a fresh, creative surge As a writer and poet began to emerge, … Continue reading

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SUSANNAH COOPER’S EIGHT

How the time is speeding on Another year has come and gone; Susannah Cooper’s good at dates So she knows who celebrates June twenty nine each passing year Yes, stand up, it’s you my dear. Where is the infant once … Continue reading

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LOUIS IS FOUR

There is so much still to learn So much more, As the season’s turn And you’re now four Daddy’s boy, Mummy’s joy. With near blank sheet there to fill For a whole life’s amount To sort the phoney from the … Continue reading

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TO JULIE (2)

A place to sit and think about my life and stuff like that Is all I want to do at times when I don’t feel like a chat; A corner with a view of trees and grass, perhaps some flowers, … Continue reading

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LYNN’S FIFTIETH

With fifty summers wisdom comes You learn to deal with what annoys So now you need to do the sums And learn to spend those new won joys. May 2008

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SUZY IS TEN

When Suzy was small, I wondered then How long it would be, before she was ten; I should have asked her to calculate – So easy – June twenty nine, two thousand and eight, A special date that’s to be … Continue reading

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