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Premium Member Fire Drill in Swansea
We all went to Swansea 
To see the University
We had a nice lunch by the sea
In a place called Langland Brasserie

And later that same afternoon 
We got back to our hotel room
I settled down for a nice kip
While the girls...Read More
Categories: swansea, fire, paris, sleep,
Form: Rhyme



Answered Prayer
He was just out riding his chopper,
All of a sudden he came a cropper.
A head on collision with another lad.
His head hit the kerb at a terrific rate
The trauma he had, left him in a state.
When he came to in...Read More
Categories: swansea, blessing, grandchild, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
The Headstone of Christmas Evans
For those who visit Swansea
remember that it's where a legend sleeps

The Reverend Christmas Evans
the greatest preacher ever heard or seen

It is said that if you visit his graveside
and tell the man about your day
then close your eyes and kiss his...Read More
Categories: swansea, myth,
Form: Rhyme
Paul Karabardak
Paul suffered a stroke at the young age of ten, 
He was born 3rd October 1985 in Swansea,
He had been a keen footballer, it was his den, 
So was introduced to table tennis for his tee. 

At the age of...Read More
Categories: swansea, strength, summer,
Form: Quatrain
Aaron Moores
Aaron comes from Trowbridge in Wiltshire,
But recently moved his training to Swansea,
At London 2012 for backstroke he won silver, 
He has a learning disability, so swims S14.

In 2013 he won bronze in Montreal, Canada, 
At the IPC Swimming World Championships,...Read More
Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse



Stephanie Reid
Stef, born in New Zealand’s fine country, 
Moved to Canada aged 4 with her parents, 
Where she had a boating accident aged 9,
Which amputated her right foot for her life. 

She’s married to fellow Paralympian fast, 
Canadian wheelchair racer Brent...Read More
Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse
Maria Lyle
Maria is a Scot born in Dunbar,
With fine, neat Cerebral Palsy, 
Spastic diipelgic CP is her car:
Mum got shingles in pregnancy. 

She’s only sixteen years old, 
So goes to Dunbar Grammar, 
But a running club did her enfold, 
So with...Read More
Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Samantha Kinghorn
Sammi was crushed in snow and ice, 
Under the beam of a forklift truck, 
Being driven by her dad on his farm, 
Such that her back did break, no luck. 

Her physio at Glasgow’s Southern, 
Sent her to top Stoke...Read More
Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Sophie Kamlish
Sophie was born with an abnormal right foot, 
So when she was nine she chose amputation, 
She comes from Camden then moved to Bath, 
And now studies at Bath College Illustration. 

In 2011 she went to a Playground to Podium,
Event...Read More
Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Jade Jones
Jade is a wheelchair racer, distance events,
Competing in the 400m, 800m, 1500m T54,
Born with her femur missing she attended, 
Ormesby School which is in Middlesbrough.

From there she enrolled in Prior Pursglove, 
A college in Guisborough which took her, 
Onto NE’s...Read More
Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse



Sophie Hahn
Sophie was born with Cerebral Palsy, 
On the 23rd of January 1997, she’s 19,
And trains at Loughborough University, 
But was born in Nottingham’s glean. 

She’s won thirteen major titles, is top, 
In sprinting and in runs middle distance, 
So in...Read More
Categories: swansea, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Olivia Breen
Olivia, or Livvy, is a Sky Academy Sports Scholar, 
Competes in sprint T38 and long jump events F38,
She was born in Guildford, England, to a mother, 
Who is Welsh and to a father who is of Irish state.

Born with Cerebral...Read More
Categories: swansea, body, desire, growth, health, race, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Isaac Towers
“Cerebral Palsy affects all my limbs -
particularly in my lower limbs, [my legs] 
and slightly in my upper arms, [hymns] 
…it limits [how far] you can walk, [pegs].

But I’ve been [doing] sport [since a toddler].
I’ve been involved in wheelchair racing
for...Read More
Categories: swansea, body, endurance, health, race, sports, strength, success,
Form: Quatrain
Ben Rowlings
Big Ben trains hard in the gym, 
To prepare for his athletics games, 
And, training in Coventry, hymn, 
There’s a local interest in games. 

“I’ve been able to train 2 to 3 times
a day, 6 days a week, I get...Read More
Categories: swansea, body, desire, health, race, sports, strength, success,
Form: Quatrain
Stephen Osborne
Stephen is fifty-four years of age, 
And was involved in a car accident, 
At the age of nineteen, new page, 
‘Cos he couldn’t carpentry gent.  

So he took up sports and athletics, 
And found a wealth of facilities, 
In...Read More
Categories: swansea, body, desire, destiny, health, race, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Jordan Howe
Jordan was born with mild Cerebral Palsy,
But took part in the 2012 Paras at just 16,
Because he was born on 12th of October,
1996, and Rio was is second Paralympics.

“Even if you don’t like school, I would [def] 
encourage everyone to...Read More
Categories: swansea, body, happiness, health, pride, race, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse
Mo Jomni
Mo was run over by two vehicles, 
When he was four and in Tunisia, 
Which left him in a 6 month coma, 
And paralysed from waist down. 

He left hospital when he was six, 
And immediately upon discharge, 
He flew...Read More
Categories: swansea, body, boy, desire, health, race, sports, strength,
Form: Blank verse
Aled Davies
Aled was born in Bridgend in South Wales, 
With hemimelia, or without a right fibula, 
And throws shot put and discus F42 tales, 
By training at Wales’s sports institute mega. 

An MBE, born on the 24th of May in 1991,
He...Read More
Categories: swansea, birth, body, desire, health, sports, strength, success,
Form: Quatrain
Hannah Crockroft
Hannah Crockroft has cerebral palsy from her birth, 
And having CP myself, she’s kind of special to me, 
Because CP is not derided anymore, much, as alien, 
But is called brain damage, not your own currency. 

She was born on...Read More
Categories: swansea, body, desire, dream, health, sports, strength, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Grandsons
We have dear Grandsons one, two,three,
Now Dominic's off to the Learning Academy.
Luke's in the lead, with 3 years at Swansea U,
Scott's completed his course in Music too.
So Dominic has joined the happy band at last,
His days as a babe have...Read More
Categories: swansea, appreciation, celebration, grandson, school,
Form: Rhyme
Paul Blake
Paul was born with cerebral palsy, 
Deprived of blood in the womb, 
And his father, also called Paul, 
Acted in Starwars, in the 1977 film.

He was born in 1990, 15 January, 
And is a most consistent runner, 
He must get...Read More
Categories: swansea, body, desire, health, race, sports, strength, sunshine,
Form: Blank verse
Jonathan Broom-Edwards
Tall as they come, this man is 1 metre 85,
A basketball player inspired by the 2012s,
To compete in disability sport so to thrive, 
At the high jump, his practice bookshelves.  

Loughborough students encouraged him,  
To work on his...Read More
Categories: swansea, basketball, body, health, sports, strength, student, world,
Form: Quatrain
Ellie Simmonds
Born in Walsall but growing up in Aldridge, 
Ellie was born with achondroplasia to bridge, 
She ended up at Olchfa School in Swansea, 
With a larger swimming pool, destiny to see. 

She was born on the 11th of November 1994,
At an...Read More
Categories: swansea, body, career, celebrity, growing up, sports, strength,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Cities
The big debate : “What is a city ?” –
A town created by a charter
And often with cathedral church
But sometimes with an ancient abbey.

St David's, Pembroke is the smallest,
Just twelve hundred citizens
And London is by far the largest,
Populous eight million...Read More
Categories: swansea, urban,
Form: Free verse
Something for the Week-end
Like autumn leaves they fall,
Scattered all around
As I sit like some tart sitting in
The window as faceless people
Pass silently by in the Swansea rain
Wrapped in their thoughts.
We talk football, how Swansea lost,
My last holiday.
I stare at the old man in...Read More
Categories: swansea, age, hair,
Form: Free verse