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Spring

By Margaret Taylor, Oswaldtwistle So happy are we now spring is here; The very first season of the year. Bluebells and daffodils, spring flowers galore, Are spread all...

Spring Rains

By Rita Hodgson, Rowville, Victoria Winter had been long, cold, dry, And like ancient skin The land was parched and wrinkled. Grass had become sere, Fallen leaves skeletal, Dust was...

I’m Dieting Again

By Gillian Herbert, Colne I’ve looked in the wardrobe and what do I see? Dresses and pants, but none will fit me. So I’m going on a...
Hardcastle Crags

On Meeting a Stag in Hardcastle Crags | Poetry

Daniel Pardoe, via email It was nearly dusk by the time I headed back, The pale rocks lit by the moon, As I hopped across the water, Clumsily...
Jim Atherton

POETRY: Another Spring

By Jim Atherton God grant me grace that I might see another springtime here, For I am so proud for to be – just a man...
Memories of Roughlee

Memories of Roughlee | Poetry

by Margaret Farnworth, Barrowford These days when I walk to the top of the hills And look down on Roughlee, my memory fills Although the pleasure gardens...

Auld Annie

By Gillie Threadgold, Skipton I dreamed of Auld Annie last night; I don’t know what brought her to mind after so many years, maybe something...
Keith Hill

POETRY: Pennine Walk by Keith Hill

A Pennine walk on limestone rock Where coarse grass clothes the upland hill. The Herdwicks watch, a woolly flock That graze above steep sided gill. Astounding vistas feed...
Getting Up

Getting Up | Poetry

By Aemot “It’s time to get up pal” The lad’s father said, As he opened his son’s bedroom door. The three alarm clocks were ringing all in...
Springtime Blooms

Springtime | Poetry

Lily Hyde, Keighley Seeds planted carefully, During a roasting, blazing summer’s day, Darkness all around them, In cool soil they lay. Stems creeping slowly upwards, Trying to reach blue sky, Absorbing...

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