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Alford Dawn White-iced wonderland Startled by a valiant sun I wake to the morn Longing for you still November’s sparks, like tinder, Rekindling old flames. Lesley Young – Writer and Poet Lesley specialises in helping senior managers in the NHS and not for profit sectors to cope with the challenges they face in bringing about sustainableRead more
Autumnal Equinox Yesterday, I watched A proud, defiant sun Rise above the cool, grey sea. I felt the chill of summer’s passing Only briefly, As a hundred Swarovski crystals Danced among the glassy waves In rays of light Like theatre. A magical day, as long as night The Autumn Equinox come at last Reminds meRead more
Ten to Seven You might have seen me walking In the company of friends On Dartmoor’s ancient trails. You might have seen us strike a pose For a selfie here and there, with No apparent cares, but to Capture those scenes for all time, Of upland moors and craggy tors Of wooded vales and riversRead more
Postcard From Ireland I think of you in lands like these Wonderful, inspiring lands With sweeping bays and rugged knocks, Cork’s Sleepy bailes and poetry folk Blush sunsets over Irish seas I miss you most on days like these Musical, magical days When tale and ballad sound so real, that Myth and legend disappearRead more
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