Monthly Archives: June 2019

Animal Farm

  It was early in the morning when the ants were still asleep. When the fields were full of baa-lambs and the dung was in a heap. Along came the bull his tail swishing loudly and shoulders hanging low. He … Continue reading

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The Lovers

With a heart that was open but eyes that were closed, She found a safe place and within she dozed. In her sleep, she saw a star way up high And she listened as it sang a soulful lullaby.   … Continue reading

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Be Careful And Beware

I have a pain in my toe A pain in my heel. Ever since I turned ninety-six I’ve always been ill. I have no appetite for love I’d rather have a new leg. But if you can’t manage that Then … Continue reading

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As The Wind Does Blow

As the tide does turn, With its ebb and flow. So a tree will bend, As the wind does blow. As a pain will ease, With a loving touch. So sorrow will fade, If the need is much. As all … Continue reading

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Your words of love that were shared with mine A truth that fell through a passage of time Hopes that were crushed and now have died A world that stopped when the tears were cried. © 2019 Daniel Kemp

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Part Two of Part One–Please pay attention

After the cadet jumped up and down a few times, frantically trying to get his blood pumping through his veins and then rubbing his hands together as though his life depended upon it, the investigating novice fetched some small sticks, … Continue reading

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Part One of Part One

After several attempts made by various branches of homes for delusional ex-secret service toilet attendants to ban the following, I have broken free from their restraints and risk death on your behalf. Now you can read the first part of … Continue reading

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Should children read abridged classics?

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There are many wonderful classic books available to people who are interested in reading them. I have recently re-read War of the Worlds and The Time Machine, both by H.G. Wells and also…

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Take Me Away

If I sat on top of a lamppost And called out your name. Would you be happy to come and see me Or think me insane? If I called you my raspberry doughnut And pruned you once a year. Would … Continue reading

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Don’t Go Outside (especially if you’re old)

There are ghosts fast come approaching. I saw them ducking through the dark. Their eyes were hollow still and frightening. The look on their face was grey and stark. I heard a voice croaking and wheezing As blood dripped from … Continue reading

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