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…welcome to my blog about writing, living fully and making a difference in the world.

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My debut book The Grace of a Nightingale is available to buy worldwide in Hardback, Paperback and Kindle.

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Lesley Young – Selected Poems #8
Lesley Young – Selected Poems #8

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 sustainable

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Lesley Young – Selected Poems #7
Lesley Young – Selected Poems #7

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 me

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Lesley Young – Selected Poems #6
Lesley Young – Selected Poems #6

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 rivers

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Lesley Young – Selected Poems #5
Lesley Young – Selected Poems #5

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 disappear

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