ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

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Ex airman Ex policemam ex social worker etc
rather varied career pattern
Married second time around to a poetess artist and musician
two duugthers one son two step sons 10
grandchildren between us spread all over the globe
Interests reading and writing poetry Reading sci fi and fantasy.Comparitive religion Re incarnation and Psi in general
Retired and busier than I ... more »

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  • Rookie Catrina Heart (1/22/2009 9:44:00 AM)

    Ivor the master's craftman of poetry...his compositions were all carefully studied and penned, leaving no flaws to make it ageless. Perfectionist, using simple smooth flow of words with a very nice imagery. A true poet using rhymes and rhythms to all his glittering works...

    I am a fan Sir.

  • Rookie Lucianne Fasolo (10/5/2007 9:34:00 AM)

    I love your writing style, and your poems. They're all skillfully written and beautiful. But of course you know that by now, ;)

  • Rookie Jennifer Perryman (9/9/2007 12:05:00 PM)

    Fantasy friends for children are wonderful, as your poem is wonderful.

    'Enjoyed'

    Magnificent poem, ivor

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Best Poem of ivor or ivor.e hogg

A Fading Dream

The purple gloom of midnight hides
all outward signs of the decay.
A sense of grandeur still abides.
That’s absent by the light of day.

Stray silver moonbeams softly show
to best advantage what remains
of elegance from long ago
but very tactfully refrain,

From highlighting faults and flaws,
so obvious in the bright sunlight.
The broken panes and sagging doors
are kindly hidden by the night..

The formal gardens overgrown.
They have been long deprived of care,
dividing walls just heaps of stone.
Show through the brambles here and...

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