52 Poems About People

52 Poems About People

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The titles and a one line description of the poems are shown below. They appear in alphabetical order of title to make them easier to find. All the poems are about people even if one seems to be about a bed sheet The characters range in age from a 7 year old remembering when he was three to an old guy struggling with a jigsaw puzzle and reviewing his life. Some are philosophical but in a folksy rather than academic way. Je ne Suis pas Charlie was written against the tirade of hatred that followed the Paris killings and was originally simply called Respect. Many are sentimental, some just written to make you laugh, others to make you think again by considering a new perspective. Try setting a time aside each week and dipping in to a poem you have time to read and that suits your mood. Buy the collection for loved ones and make the same suggestion - maybe they'll think kindly of you once a week for a few minutes in their busy lives. THE POEMS Always Remember -A reminder not to lose ourselves in life A Mind Disturbed -Three short phases of a worrying life An Intimate Relationship -Re-establishing links with a son A Rosy Glow Returns -Memories of a grandfather Beer-on-the-Jetty Philosophy -A Caribbean fathera€™s reflections on life Bordering -A long life reviewed as a jigsaw is completed Breaking Through -A plea for a return to a complex love Community Servant -A drug dealer to kids defends his role Dialogue with a Teenager -A mother and daughter discuss midnight Drought -A brief dystopian view of the future Easter -A secular familya€™s light-hearted holiday story Empty Space -A brief chilling scene First Experience of Warmth -A memory of a childhood event First Toy, First Love, First Loss -A sad account of childhood loss Getting Spliced -A short formal poem about the act of marriage Graham Greene -A tribute to a favourite author Hands -Images that tumble into a story Hostess -Four lines of character assassination Je ne Suis pas Charlie -A response to the outcry about the cartoonist Lament -About not liking the loss of English Lifelong Love -A tribute to parenting Lives Change -A child recalls a day at the zoo Lost at Sea -A boy on a beach with his dad Lucky Billy Taylor -A Lancashire monologue Massaging Expectations -A village girl is disappointed in her career Monster -A scare about digital intrusion Montage -A middle-aged man reflects on events Nearing the End -Confusion and hope in old age No -A light-hearted definition of the word Now and Then -A visit to an old haunt to rekindle love On the Bus Today -A brief description of a memorable journey Opinion Revised -A boy comes to terms with his brother Rhythms of the Heart -Some whimsical questions unanswered Sheet Life -A brief reflection about a bedsheet Split -A woman escapes from a bad marriage Stab -A woman fantasises about revenge Sublime Inspiration -Two women take a step beyond friendship The Comfort Zone -A long wallow in feel-good scenarios The Night Shift -A saga about the antics of hotel guests The Spirit of the Child -A formal poem of lifea€™s stages The Tender Touch -Innocence as the essence of love Transformation -A man frees himself for love Unanswerable Questions -How, why, what, where, when? In 10 lines Waning Protest -An old man regrets his condition W B Yeats under Scrutiny -A brief fantasy at English passport control Welcome -A message to a prospective daughter-in-law We Live to Regret -A formal account of the mistakes we make We were Five -A woman recalls her first sexual experience When you are Seventy -Achievements at seventy chronicled briefly Whoa€™s that Knocking? -A young girl explains her fear of callers Writers -A light-hearted look at writers and poets You are a Mystery -A tribute to love and human complexityBuy the collection for loved ones and make the same suggestion - maybe theya#39;ll think kindly of you once a week for a few minutes in their busy lives.


Title:52 Poems About People
Author: Roy Chadwick
Publisher:BookBaby - 2015-11-02
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