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Food – Jing Han

Food, food I love you so, People say go on a diet, but what do they know. Food, food you make me grow, You are the one on that makes me glow. Burgers and fries, They are the one that … Continue reading

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The Food Of Love – Ernestine Northover

What would you like for supper, Some steak, with chips and peas, Maybe, a nice brewed cuppa, Or me, with lips that please. You could have something spicy, Like a curry or sweet and sour, But these can be a … Continue reading

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Song Of The Palace – Bai Juyi

Tears utmost gauze cloth dream not succeed Night deep before palace press song sound Red cheek not old favour first cut Slant lean on smoke cover sit arrive brightness Her handkerchief all soaked in tears, she cannot dream, In deepest … Continue reading

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Uncle Jim – Clarence Michael James Stanislaus Dennis

‘I got no time fer wasters, lad,’ sez ‘e,  ‘Give me a man wiv grit,’ sez Uncle Jim.  ‘E bores ‘is cute ole eyes right into me,  While I stares ‘ard an’ gives it back to ‘im.  Then orl at … Continue reading

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Geography Lesson – Brian Patten

Our teacher told us one day he would leave  And sail across a warm blue sea  To places he had only known from maps,  And all his life had longed to be.  The house he lived in was narrow and … Continue reading

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The Shepherd – Banjo Paterson 

He wore an old blue shirt the night that first we met,  An old and tattered cabbage-tree concealed his locks of jet;  His footsteps had a languor, his voice a husky tone;  Both man and dog were spent with toil … Continue reading

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A Road To A Short War – HEG George

A white hot finger points your way,  pushing air aside with each advancing message.  The renting of air with thunder clap abroad  makes too much noise, chattering like rattling lungs  Whispers to an unacknowledged Lord  bringing forward promised prayers.  The … Continue reading

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