David Lewis Paget : Writing

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..
The End of Dream

The End of Dream

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


They had said that he was dying butHe might as well be home,He was taking up an empty bedAt the hospital, in Rome,And no amount of medicaments wouldBr..
The Poltergeist

The Poltergeist

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


It started late on a Sunday night,The sudden rattle of pans,With nobody in the kitchen then,‘What’s happening, Dianne?’Dianne went p..
Spider Bait

Spider Bait

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


I’d seen her wander along the streetA number of times, or more,And know I should have approached her thenBut she might have said, ‘what fo..
The Stile

The Stile

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


I always knew there was something strangeAbout that farmer’s stile,For no-one ever climbed over itAnd I’d watched it for a while.The field..
Facetimed

Facetimed

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


I sit entranced by the silver screenTo watch and wait for your eyes,To peer on out, as I sit and dream,Between the clouds in my skies.I’ve carri..
Missing

Missing

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


He kept them locked in a tower,And I’ll let you guess the score,The thirteen women that disappearedTo leave not a sign before.We thought we woul..
Vengeance

Vengeance

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


She shouldn’t have been on the platformOn that fateful day in June,The train she needed to catch would leaveLater that afternoon,But I would nev..
Tax

Tax

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


This government’s greed’s cut into my needBy taxing tobacco smoke,I needed my weed to concentrate,They’ve turned it into a joke.So h..
1400

1400

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


I’ve devoted my life to poetryWhenever I’ve had the time,Created whole towns and villagesAnd even the people rhyme.There’s only supp..