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A GOOD OR BAD PAST

A ‘GOOD’ OR ‘BAD’ PAST?

Pleased I am that born I was when I was
A time when even though war threatened, and, did occur
Real freedom did exist, or, the alternative was not recognised
Poverty was rife but was borne with the belief in community
Never was there the expectation of improvement by government intervention
For every inconvenience which did, or might, blight aspects of our lives
‘G...

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CareNeighboursSociety

PAIN IN THE ARSE PEOPLE

Pain in the arse people

always have enough time

to make your life a misery

living close by.

 

They know by instinct

honed to perfection

that you're fair game

it's natural selection

 

and if you're foolish enough to complain

they'll simply go on raising their game

to put the screws on

your peace of mind

 

with barking dogs,

monstrous music,

the ent...

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neighbours

NOISY NEW NEIGHBOURS

It's 3 - sometimes 4 in the morning,

When I wake to the terrible tread

As the elephants stamp by on the staircase

To lumber around overhead.

 

It's 3 - sometimes 4 in the morning,

When sleep leaves and I wake up instead;

At times even daylight is dawning 

When the elephants tramp home to their bed.

 

But real jumbos are famously quiet,

Their steps are...

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