Visible Deterrent

Visible Deterrent

A Poem by Poeticpiers



Visible deterrent.


Patrolling city streets by night.

On foot as policemen used to do

To check that everything’s alright

Gives you a very different view.

To the busy daytime streets, where

Throngs of people go to and fro.

 Along the shopping thoroughfare

Or anywhere they want to go.

Some people see you as a threat

And others as a guardian.

As you patrol about your beat.

 A uniformed policeman.

A sight you rarely see today.

I must admit to my dismay.


Sunday, 25 September 2011


© 2011 Poeticpiers

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most effective form of policing in my opinion.

Posted 11 Years Ago

I was surprised to find that police walk the beet in new york city now

Posted 11 Years Ago

I know that like me you don't write to enter contest but you should enter your work if for no other reason than to get more readers. Your work is that good. This like most of the things I read of yours is wonderful and the images so very bright. My friend I really like this one.

Posted 11 Years Ago

Great,Really a new concept I have found out yet.Loved the presentation.Keep rocking.

Posted 11 Years Ago

Wow this is really great. I like imagery and how much story is put into such few words. Good feel and flow. I also like the font color you chose for this admirable write. Excellent work sir.

Posted 11 Years Ago

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Added on September 26, 2011
Last Updated on September 26, 2011



Near Durham city UK, United Kingdom

72years, young married. Ex police officer Ex social worker. interests Reading and writing poetry Painting and drawing in coloured pencil avid reader,sci fi fantasy crime. comparitive religion and esp... more..


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