Tag - Poetry

Poetry from Andover’s Poet Laureate and collections of work from other Andover poets.

Poet's Corner

Scrooge

If you opened up your wallet moths would fly out the phrase skinflint comes to mind I try not to be unkind but your looking for a bargain preferably free...

Poet's Corner

CHRISTMAS by Elwyn

Is a season of love, A season of peace and of joy, As we remember the birth, Of a special baby boy. It’s time to rejoice, With loved ones far and near...

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Humbugness

When the ghosts of Christmas’s past won’t go, they just laugh at all your efforts for this Christmas time the air freshener scent of pine won’t hide the smell...

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Rudolph and the Refugee child

A refugee child wondered weary and tired looking for some food, shelter and warmth from a fire but the snow fluttered from the sky was Christmas a lie? Rudolph...

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Christmas memes

When crystalline flakes fall from the sky and Santa’s reindeer fly  when carrots are left out on the side and sleighs rides glide mince pies and a glass...

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An Astronaut’s life by Evie

In a galaxy far, far away,  Where the sun has disappeared for the day. Up in the night sky, The stars are flying high, And the moon is shining bright. An...

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My Day On Earth by Carole Payne

Hello I’m an alien spaceman I’ve landed on earth’s ground Whilst I’m here I’m thinking to myself I’ll have a quick look round There are lots of strange looking...

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Stay strong

The battle maybe short the war might be long but with your heart and mine we both belong in the present moment together the tether keeps us here the undoing of...

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The Escapist

Sometimes my escaping leads to me scrapping myself off the floor. Substance abuse let loose has become my demon from which I have no freedom. Lost in chaos I...

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End of an Era

Records and tapes times that were great when mobile phones didn’t exist or were brick like we went on hikes  long walks football games in the park until...

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