Poetry Blog by Mike Bartram

Tatty Bye!

It's not a day for the Diddy Men to weep.

Doddy's only in heaven having a sleep.

The squire's having a rest by Gods side. 

Making the angels laugh until they cried.

But something does feel missing from L14

A light gone out, a blank stage and screen.

Now the Liverpool streets, thousands line.

As the 2 horses trot slowly in perfect time.

The early rain and the hail it couldn'...

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The Squire of Knotty Ash

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Up in Heaven God and the Angels await.
For Doddy's arrival at St Peters gate.
Doddy's been called, it was simply his time.
He worked so hard for every laughter line.

In his beloved Knotty Ash, tears they fell.
To the sound of a passsing, mourning bell.
The flags of the City hung at half mast.
As Doddy joined the elite of Heavens cast.

A unique entertainer, and one of our own.
In Knott...

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Galleons Graves

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Far beneath the roar of the ocean waves.

And deeper still than galleons graves.

Sleeps a lost city, with no sun or no moon.

A City buried forever in its watery tomb.

 

No light falls upon Atlantis from shining stars.

As stricken statues lie cracked with scars.  

Statues once worshipped with the utmost awe.

Now they roll in anger on the deep ocean floor.

 

Pillars of m...

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