David Lewis Paget : Writing

Starlight

Starlight

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


We had lain back in the meadowLooking up to see the stars,They were clustered all togetherWe were trying to find ours,For we each had picked a single ..
The Image

The Image

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


I’ve been looking in the mirrorEvery day since I was three,Till a week ago I looked againAnd saw it wasn’t me.For this haggard face with w..
Writing

Writing

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


I’m so heartily sick of writingAs I do most every day,I’m missing that flash of lightning asI write my life away.My friends are dead, or w..
The Invisible Ship

The Invisible Ship

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


Caroline called from the balconyTo join her and check out the bay,‘You wouldn’t believe, there’s a barquentine,You never see them to..
The Portent

The Portent

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


We lived right up on a grassy bluffThat looked down on the sea,In a tiny cottage, fit for two,Just Arabelle and me.But Arabelle was a wistful wraithIn..
Only The Wind

Only The Wind

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


They laid her out on a plastic sheetWhere she stared unseeingly,With nothing to cover her naked formWhen they said, ‘Come in and see.’I th..
Love

Love

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


To what degree does love surviveNo matter what it cost,Can man escape lost love aliveOnce it is truly lost?When let into a tender heartLove pierces ma..
Raglan Roc

Raglan Roc

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


Raglan Roc was a Warlock, andHe lived up on Mandrake Hill,Up where the witches gatheredOnce a month, for a coven spell,He tended his herbal garden, gr..
Death Called My Name...

Death Called My Name...

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


Death called my name, and I replied,‘I’m not quite ready now.There must be others, more deservingOf your time, somehow.I find I still have..
Lost Youth

Lost Youth

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


‘I wish that I could be young again,’He sighed from his easy chair,Watching the film he’d made back thenWhen there was still time to..

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