In 1989 the Marie Curie organisation adopted the daffodil nationwide as its symbol after a successful marketing campaign in Liverpool. A year later, working with the City Council, they planted a million daffodils in Sefton Park, and named it ‘The Field of Hope’. There are now several fields of hope in Liverpool and indeed in other towns and cities of the UK.
PAUSE AND REWIND
New Collection published from 24th May 2021.
This is the first in a series of books of photo-poems centred on different locations, including York and this initial one, Haxby.
This is a light-hearted look in verse at aspects of my local village of Haxby, and its close neighbour Wigginton.
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Bird's Eye View
The seagull easy in his world
Can't understand quite why
These humans cannot manage to do
A simple thing like fly.
'life goes on day after day'
.... in the centre of the dream
a magnolia blazes with light ....
Buxton Poetry Competition 2017
...we wait for the snowdrops -
we file documents, we tidy our desks...