David Lewis Paget : Writing

Into the Light

Into the Light

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


One verse of the following written every ten years of my life, from 21 to 71. The last verse written two years ago. I doubt if I'll be around to write..
Moments

Moments

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


Words flutter by us,Caught in their moments,Words sent to try us,‘Loss’ and ‘Elopements’,Some may inspire us,Others may burn,O..
The Lighthouse Wreck

The Lighthouse Wreck

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


The wreck sat out by the lighthouse whereIt lay, smashed up on the rocks,A miracle it had survived at allWhere felons sat in the stocks.The bow was su..
The Character

The Character

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


I’d got to the final editingOf my manuscript, last night,When one of the characters in the gloomPopped up, he wanted a fight.‘That isn&rsq..
The Selfling

The Selfling

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


I saw her first in the lighting flashThat lit her up in the storm,The rain was beating on down to slashHer more than shapely form,She’d just eme..
The Elopement

The Elopement

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


‘Be waiting up at the window,’ saidThe note he sent by hand,‘I’ll come and collect you at midnight,’Said the note, &lsqu..
The French Corvette

The French Corvette

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


At midnight, out on the cobblestonesThere’s the sound of rolling wheels,And a shadow cast on a window paneFrom the road outside, it steals,A wag..
You May Glimpse Wings...

You May Glimpse Wings...

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


He took to the skies most every nightUnfurling his wings of black, not white,Invisible in the night sky whenHe hovered above the world of men.‘G..
The Ringmaster

The Ringmaster

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


There were tigers, bears and elephants,The day that the circus came,And dwarves and clowns in our tiny townIt never would be the same.The people stare..
Amnesia

Amnesia

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


I came home to an empty houseTo find that you were out,That you’d be home much later, thenI hadn’t any doubt,But the day stretched into ev..