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CANDLES NIGHTLIGHTS recited

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CANDLES NIGHTLIGHTS recited

CANDLES&NIGHTLIGHTS
Candles and nightlights flickering bright,
blackout curtains shutting out the moonlight.
Snuggle down cosy with blankets tight,
perhaps the war will end to-night.
Dripping setting from Sunday's roast,
spread so thick on Monday's toast.
Meat bones simmer on the old gas ring,
Pa's homemade soup,the 'real thing'.
Paper chains cut and glued,
beer in glass bottles brewed.
Christmas puddings with threepenny bits,
the Meccano present made to fit.
Sunday school outings upto Coombe hill,
my first ever train ride,so quite a thrill.
Walks over corn fields  to the Bugle Horn,
crisps and lemonade upon their lawn.
A weekly soak in a round tin bath,
towelling off by a fire in the hearth


Listen to me read this poem on youtube under name ichthyschiro

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  1. Date: 7/16/2013 6:34:00 AM
    This poem is beautiful..and Im going to listen to you..Somehow i lost you in this big bowl of soup..but i found your poems again ..: )

  1. Date: 6/19/2013 4:14:00 PM
    Very descriptive work..Reads like a day in the past before my time though..Thanks for the consoling words on Gail's Blog..Sara

  1. Date: 6/19/2013 5:03:00 AM
    Very nice Brian!Enjoyed the read.