David Lewis Paget : Writing

Barbara Leigh

Barbara Leigh

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


The news came via the telephone, ‘You must come on home at once,’ The voice had rasped with an urgent tone As if talking to a dunce. H..
Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


‘Why have you left me here, alone,’ She said with a tearful eye, And stared at the the cold and grey headstone Expecting a cold reply. ..
Raven's Nest

Raven's Nest

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


She lived at the top of Raven’s Nest So I was determined to go, To seek out the sunny uplands there Where the four fair winds do blow, To se..
The Casket

The Casket

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


A man delivered a casket To the path outside my home, I didn’t know what was laid within The top was stamped with ROME. And two Imperial Eag..
The Lady of Dream

The Lady of Dream

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


She lived tucked away in a tiny room, With a simple computer screen, A table, a bed, and dreams in her head Of how once the world had been. She&rs..
The Man with a Clockwork Heart

The Man with a Clockwork Heart

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


‘Emmanuel’s heart is beginning to fail,’ They said to his doting wife, ‘That’s why he’s having these fainting sp..
The Date

The Date

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


The girl popped up on my Messenger And said, ‘Do you want to date?’ I said, ‘I think I’m too old for you, You’ve left..
The Chapel

The Chapel

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


The road was a-twist and turning As I crested the mountainside, The sun in my eyes was burning Then it set on the hills, and died, The night had s..
Wolf

Wolf

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


Lock the shutters and pull the blinds And set up the alarm, Chain the dogs up safe, and lock The chickens in the barn, The sun has sunk beneath th..
The Bones of Arbour Low

The Bones of Arbour Low

A Poem by David Lewis Paget


The mansion known as Arbour Low Came to me in a will, From someone called Great Uncle George, I’d never met him, still, I’d heard he w..

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