Donations are essential to keep Write Out Loud going    

pardon (Remove filter)

Recent Comments

Tim Higbee on Massacre
2 hours ago

Tim Higbee on The photograph
3 hours ago

Tim Higbee on An English Hamlet
3 hours ago

Hélène on An English Hamlet
9 hours ago

raypool on EIGHTY - NOT OUT
10 hours ago

raypool on A street full
10 hours ago

Graham Sherwood on An English Hamlet
10 hours ago

keith jeffries on The photograph
11 hours ago

keith jeffries on 20020926 Rolling like a ball
11 hours ago

keith jeffries on after all
11 hours ago

Answer to a Prayer

I was kind of hoping,
That you would come along,
Like the answer to a prayer,
And the music to a song.

Like the kind of thing that happens,
At a special place and time,
That will change our lives forever,
Like a fantasy of mine.

The fantasy was there before,
I ever knew your name,
And now that I have found you,
We will never be the same.

So, pardon, if I look at you,
Forgive me ...

Read and leave comments (3)

alongalwaysmusicsonganswerspecialplacetimebeforefantasyForgivefoundhopingIprayermeneverpardonstandingstarechangeforeveryou

Shot at Dawn

`

 

 

At nineteen you were still a child
hopping off to an aggrandised war
filled with romantic and exuberant air

At nineteen you travelled over the channel
to Mons, by the Belgian border marching
there receiving the horrors of humiliated retreat

At nineteen you went missing
first in Dublin taking leave wi...

Read more …

ExecutionMonsforgivenesspardonDesertionWWIWar

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more Hide this message