David Lewis Paget : Writing

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..
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..