Posts tagged ‘UK’

July 17, 2017

Contrasts, a big pond & an affinity

by Jem Croucher

As a rule you will find me
surrounded by green
I’m often the nicest place
you’ll have seen

The winter skies are
blue/grey and bright
The reflection of snow
glimmers by night

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July 6, 2015

A very English conversation

by Jem Croucher

 

“It’s a cooler day, don’t you agree?”
“Yes, but yesterday
was great for me as I prefer
the heat, I have to say”
“You’re right of course, but then again
some rain would do us good”
“Depends upon your point of view”
I said, misunderstood.

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May 29, 2015

Beeching’s Blunder II

by Jem Croucher

 

Caught the train as usual
but travelled back in time
The years slipped by like miles
along the Horsham line
The steeped and cut embankment
rebuilt and clear again
As clattering past the Shoreham points
sped my old steam train

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February 2, 2015

Wordbridge

by Jem Croucher

(82) 20 Jan 13

I built a bridge with words today
to span five thousand miles
The ‘pond’ may seem enormous
But is much smaller with a smile

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