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Since April 11, 2012
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I am 58 years old, married and live in the Lake District of North West England, I live very near to some of the most beautiful landscapes on the planet. I am married with two daughters, and I began writing poetry about five years ago, one of my first efforts is "Gone Fishing". I write about varied subjects, some light,some dark and some a bit shady! I have had no formal training in writing since I left school aged 17. I find it very therapeutic to write, as I still have a high pressured job, and I need to relax in the evenings.I have written upwards of eighty poems in the last few years, so far I have posted five here.
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    Rated: E · Spiritual · #1865856
    A view on the written word
    Rated: E · Dark · #1865722
    A sad indictment of man's dark nature.
    Rated: E · Religious · #1865718
    I see people exploited by cynical manipulation of beliefs so the spivs can make money.
    Rated: E · Other · #1865692
    A comment on being told how to ,or what to think!
    Rated: E · Dark · #1865202
    The poppy in Britain is a symbol of remembrance for all those who fall in conflict.
    Rated: E · Dark · #1864762
    A tale of how fate is never predictable.
    Rated: E · Political · #1864760
    Just a way of looking at how the world works, there are of course many other perspectives.
    Rated: E · Animal · #1861421
    On the renewed slaughter of African elephants for the ivory trade.
    Rated: E · Other · #1861028
    Childhood reminiscence.
    Rated: E · Entertainment · #1860808
    I wrote this after reading about a U N survey to find the happiest people on Earth.
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