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Blighty Poems - Poems about Blighty

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Captain Leslie Holden, Australian Flying Corps 1st AIF, the other Red Baron
... Royal Air Force policy required pilots to be rotated to home establishment So for rest and instructional duties to Blighty he was sent Promoted to captain in March 1918, Holden was posted to England as a flying instructor Introducin......Read More
Categories: blighty, war,
Form: Epic



Food for Thought
...aigon Yakatori's a great way to eat in Japan About food I could go on and on. Of course there's roast beef in old Blighty Consumed with a great Yorkshire pud And smothered in gravy on Sundays Could anything else be that good? I ......Read More
Categories: blighty, food, fun, humor, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Happy 100th Birthday Captain Tom
...k of Captain pretty soon. In Burma he opposed the Japanese, And when his duties finished overseas, Returning home to Blighty, there are tales Of motorcycling sprees across the Dales. Throughout the years he'd somehow found the knack O......Read More
Categories: blighty, appreciation, endurance, old,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Ringer And The Cleanskin
...The True Story A Poem of the time, when as a 16 year old young fellow, and fresh from Blighty I spent 7 years as a Ringer in North Queensland, Australia. A Ringer is the Queensland name for a Stockman or as......Read More
Categories: blighty, nature,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member A Remembrance Day Poem
...son, behold these hands and feet."The soldier eyed him upwardas he muttered, "Wounds like these, Would shift a bloke to Blighty just a treat !" Christ, gazing downward grieving and ungrim, Whispered, "I made for you the mysteries, beyo......Read More
Categories: blighty, world war i, world
Form: Narrative



Premium Member 50 Words for Poe: Seagulls
...s Another language LAX was nothing on Heathrow, decision made She had decided to catch a flight over to old Blighty instead Haunt the Hell out of some cross-dressing poet who had taken a break for a spell he’d gone all t......Read More
Categories: blighty, adventure, mystery, romance,
Form: Free verse
Footle Balls
...lse claim not lame bad fan I'd ban play ball don't fall England win land sit tight we might mighty Blighty! ****** *****They think its all over, it is now!***** 2018 World Cup Poetry Contest - Spons......Read More
Categories: blighty, football,
Form: Footle
Premium Member A Lincolnshire Lass
... unto a land and Bay of Plenty, to sail a ship from Glasgow and off starboard bow long ago wave farewell to old Blighty. Away the colonies away afar on berth and passage of ten pound; leaving her home by the sea and the li......Read More
Categories: blighty, thank you, tribute, voyage,
Form: Rhyme
What the Butler Heard
..., Hilary splinted it up, with rope and spare tent peg. Spent some time in Burma, till the Japs came in, Came home to Blighty, temper wearing thin. I was at the Oval when Hutton hit 364, England posted 903, a record breaking score. I......Read More
Categories: blighty, character, england, humor, satire,
Form: Couplet
The Last Cigarette
...He'd been out of the line For his Blighty leave And had marched up To the duckboards But before he could Start the last trudge forward He need a c......Read More
Categories: blighty, remember, world war i,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Blighty and Back
...Just got back from visit home. Was nice to get out of the desert for a little while.. unfortunately still have to get ......Read More
Categories: blighty, family, travel,
Form: Haibun
Theresa May what should we say
...it in a jiffy? As soon as we have triggered Article fifty? Can she be so clear To cause such fear? In Europe and in Blighty Is she speaking eruditely? Some liken her to Thatcher Can she match her? Yet another tremor in UK's politica......Read More
Categories: blighty, break up, england, political,
Form: Rhyme
Casualties of war
...ome preyed to the lord above, others fell down silently. Many days and many nights had come to pass And still ol’ Blighty was under attack. Churchill’s calls, spurred on a nation; Whilst mothers and babies, were simply seeking salva......Read More
Categories: blighty, baby, death, war, world
Form: I do not know?
The Widow
...the sailor Were wed outside the law. The sailor went a sailing A sailing to a foreign shore, Waved farewell to blighty And set off to fight the war. The navy came a knocking, A knocking at her door To tell her news of Jack......Read More
Categories: blighty, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Bill Geiger
...re serving England only, Just everybody, it was for everybody, my piloting, But I got much guts and courage from old Blighty, ‘Cos the British people were resilient in suffering. They would work all day and quench fires at night, ......Read More
Categories: blighty, appreciation, character, courage, death,
Form: Quatrain

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