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Fairy Tales

Grandma, please tell me the story
When a pound equalled twenty shillings
Let the giants creep in my mind
Like after-rain creepers
In the green gorgeous lush

Today, oh today
Let us forget today
With flour price so pent up!
With the highly educated sleeping hungry
With fathers, grandfathers and relatives
             Always being watched when with children!

Confined in here by curfews,
I wander in my dreams
And meet beauties on river banks 
And melodic meadows beside falls
What graceful beauty
What charming serenity, this darkness provides!

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  1. Date: 9/1/2011 9:05:00 AM
    So much emotion flowing in the poetry I am reading today and so diverse. I am happy I was able to read your wonderful poetry today Arnold. Have a wonderful day and I will be back soon to read more of your writing. Love, Carol

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    Date: 9/1/2011 10:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh, thanks Carol, you are so sweet.Always know that am very grateful for your interest and encouraging comments to my poetry.Have a wonderful day too, and my warm regards.Love, Arnold