Category Archives: Poetry

VERSE

Having built Sheila’s little 2-cow milking shed in 2007, with attached feed store, dog kennels, chicken run and pig sty, I got to thinking about cows and their lives. I wrote the following verse and sent it to The George … Continue reading

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Acorn After Fire

So, I met a newly kindled light; Too comforting to trust at once, too deep and warm. Then I had to meet myself again, To see my newly ‘lumined face to search for harm. I was whole and new, fresh … Continue reading

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I DO – A Promise made.

In defiance of the Fortune-teller and his prediction of me being disastrous marriage material, I wrote a poem for Greet, my fiancé, Of Destiny. Oh, dreamer, keep your wandering glance Down at your feet for lest they chance Be entangled … Continue reading

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A Prior Engagement.

Soon after I got back to work, agricultural surveying in Shangaan-land, I was informed that, firstly, I was to join the team in northern Mozambique, and secondly, was given the go-ahead to order my own new Series II Land Rover! Joy, … Continue reading

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