If you have a moment then please take a look at this new page where you can find the links to my blog posts with my own poetry in. I write about issues such as my difficult childhood, and my feelings about the late Queen’s possible demise in the pandemic amongst others.
Tag Archives: growing up
They’re Late Again – the Taxes
The Deil’s awaugh, the Deil’s awaugh,The Deil’s awaugh wi’ th’ excise man.(Robert Burns 1759-1796) I first heard this tune as we were sitting in a tin can, rattling along in the dark. Robert Burns’ famous song being roared at the tops of their voices by a bunch of overgrown boy scouts. Possibly Runrig fans tooContinue reading “They’re Late Again – the Taxes”
‘On Children’ by Khalil Gibran 1883-1931
For life goes not backwards nor tarries with yesterday. You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.