Animals poem sheep sleep


How do sheep get to sleep? Do they count you and I? Jumping fences one by one? In a warm summer sky, Do they dream? Have nightmares too? Of scary foxes? Just what do they do? Or a bloodsoaked butcher? A’ hungry and a glutton, With cleaver ready, nice and sharp, To turn them into […]

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How to dodge a coffin….

It’s strange….I’m now in my late fifties. I know, I know, it’s amazing isn’t it, don’t look a day over twenty. But one thing I noticed in Tenerife were the amount of elderly people tottering about. Hundreds of old British, German and Spanish spring chickens bumping into each other, shuffling along. It’s a kind of […]

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Chop! Chop!

I was listening to the radio the other morning. The DJ started waffling on as DJs do, he asked, “If you had a time machine and could go back in time, where would you go and why?” All the usual answers came in. To see the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs. Pompeii as Mount […]

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Dog on wheels…

Good God I’ve seen some weird sights in my time but I witnessed the strangest thing while I was on holiday. A local couple walked slowly beside the harbour as we sat on a bench. Wonderful, hot sunshine beating down onto my pale, vitamin D deficient skin. Two buskers had a saxophone/ piano thing going […]