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John Rickell

Rookie - 95 Points [Blackbird] (november 1945 / York)

Biography of John Rickell

I am a countryman by nature.With my retriever I am in the country most days. Living in a small market town in Shropshire UK

I have been writing free verse since 1970 I am a singer of plainsong and Gregorian chant, which has significantly influenced my poetry.
I have published a book of poems'A stirring in the Air'with photographs by Tom Scot, a grandson, it is being sold on Ebay by SHINE, the charity which cares for those with spinabifida.

John Rickell's Works:

'A Stirring in the Air'

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The Fen

The fen, black, below the road,
Dykes wide and straight,
sink of thirteen counties,
draining fields of leeks
and kale, harvested
in January frost,
the ground hard and
as harsh the wind, from Ely's
lofty tower, chills the bones.

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