“YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU”
We’re going to war boys,
we’re going to war,
Lord Kitchener asked us
so we formed a corps.
Joe and Jack from the factory,
Ted and Jim from the farm,
the recruiting sergeant assures us
that there’s little chance of harm.
We’re part of the great pals army
and we’ve fallen for his charm
as we march away to war.
We’re in the war boys...
Wednesday 25th June 2014 9:01 pm
Tags: death,ghosts,glory,kitchener,marching song,pals army,poster,ww1,you're country needs you
now those eidolic dread horses have scarred your slumber, passed 9, passed 10, and even your furniture has silent, open mouthed, nightmares over the too soon dead, dead school friends who never ended their crossings and see, see, she stoops, in shroud ghastly knelt as in prayer but you can’t see, see through the tricks of light that scream “she is there”, your crumpling chest boiling...
Sunday 27th April 2014 12:54 pm
Tags: apparitions,ghosts,samuel beckett,spectres,spooks,things that go bump in the night
Friday 4th April 2014 12:38 pm
One night I climbed a crazy, cobbled hill
And glimpsed myself some thirty years ago;
A troubled child despondent in the snow,
A banished ghost and yet remembered still.
I’ve seen myself elsewhere on silent streets,
On busy roads, in stations, trains and cars;
A spectre drinking in the same old bars -
Far younger and untouched by life’s defeats.
My ghosts will alwa...
Monday 10th March 2014 10:05 pm
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