Ten into Five

A wonderful monk said "Live"

Ewan does nothing but give.

Gerard wanted rain for roots

Annie's working for green shoots.

Aidan, the enemy of apathy

Nelson, man of universal sympathy.

Jack's mind was wholesome clarity

Chris is Mister Joyful Integrity.

Frank's 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Living with my lovely wife.


The above is a response to Jackie Hagan's challenge in Features. I wanted to balance people I knew personally and people who had inspired me from afar, so there are 5 of each.


◄ In praise of Rights of Way officers

Reeling ►


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Dave Carr

Mon 14th Jun 2010 17:07

Good one Dave.
I'll have to try this.
Nice to meet you last week at the Tudor.
Best wishes.

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Tue 8th Jun 2010 13:47

Dave doesn't do nasty Andy. Now if Dermot had finished a poem with that line, you would have felt the twist...

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Andy N

Mon 7th Jun 2010 08:16

like the use of the names in this piece and the twist at the end works really well.

i was expecting to have a nastier twist at the end of it for some reason!

good stuff!

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Sun 6th Jun 2010 22:49

Your 10 all seem to have admirable qualities Dave. Nice ending, also. x

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