For Queen and Country

For Queen and Country

A Poem by John Alexander McFadyen
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Ashes 2017

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For Queen and Country

Leather on willow,

quintessentially English,

get the ashes back.

 

22/09/17


© 2017 John Alexander McFadyen



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Not being a sports fan, this one is not up my alley. However, all things "quintessentially English" struck a chord for me. Can't put the genie back in the bottle and can't get ashes back...nope, never happens. Lydi**

Posted 4 Weeks Ago


John Alexander McFadyen

4 Weeks Ago

Ah but England recently won them back then lost them the next year as this is an annual battle betwe.. read more
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Gee
Here's hoping the pitches don't spin otherwise our only hope is no hope !!!

Posted 4 Weeks Ago


John Alexander McFadyen

4 Weeks Ago

Ha that is too technical for a rugby union man! Are you sure you are not a reporter or a politician,.. read more
Gee

4 Weeks Ago

''Tis my wish in later life to go on a Lions tour and watch an ashes series in Australia. Nothing wi.. read more
but can we ever? get the ashes back?

love the second line....

Posted 1 Month Ago


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John Alexander McFadyen

3 Weeks Ago

Ah but England did win them recently and the annual battle between the old foe takes place over the .. read more
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John Alexander McFadyen
John Alexander McFadyen

Brixworth, England, United Kingdom



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