Freedom

Does freedom have a smell Can it’s odour be detected Or is it clean and odour free Something that you only feel A thing that’s indivisible The heart and soul of a people Who are bold and proud and free

Trafalgar

On this night The twenty first Of October every year We raise a glass on high Toasting a victory at sea In the year eighteen-o-five Two hundred and sixteen years ago At Trafalgar two fleets did meet Those implacable foe Who the RN did defeat The French and Spanish fleet A thousand men on Victory…Read more »

Loneliness

The word describes the feeling Loneliness is feeling alone It doesn’t mean being isolated Or being on your own It is the sad reality That everyone should know That though it isn’t spoken aloud Loneliness is not too far away You can be lonely when in a crowd

A Meadow

A serene ageless meadow Ravaged by the guns of war Nature torn asunder By mans inhumanity to man Fields of green turned to mud All in the name of mankind’s lust A lust for power, a lust for blood All done they claim, in the name of god Yet from this mud torn scene of…Read more »

Peace Before War

Peace we seek throughout our lives For peace there has to be compromise Politicians fail, nations go to war Brave people bleed and die Because the weak refuse to realise It takes great courage to compromise It may be hard, not an easy ride To try to understand the other side But for the sake…Read more »

We Used To…..

We used to walk the streets Our faces bare facing the sun We used to enter buildings No security checks for guns We used to wander round the town No fear of ever being struck down We used to enjoy freedom From constant fear and doubt We used to greet strangers As future friends not…Read more »