Tony Elsby (Poems of life and love)
Tony Elsby (Poems of life and love) Poems
- Great Expectations She rode it through the city street, In ...
- Spiritual Revival Would that I could walk with you, Along ...
- The Wasp A curious and thirsty wasp, So sadly to relate, ...
- Spare The Rod Pain can be felt in so many ways, Through ...
- The Awakening Her birth was long awaited, This little girl ...
- A Child's Message To The World One day I sat on Santa's knee,...
- Runway Lights Those lights aren't just there for comfort, ...
Leicester-born Tony Elsby trained as a journalist with the Leicester Mercury and was later sports editor of two Leicestershire weeklies.
He gained a broad spectrum of experience on local, regional and national newspapers including the Peterborough Evening Telegraph, Nuneaton Tribune, Sunday Sport and Birmingham Post & Mail in such roles as reporter, feature writer, investigative and ... more »
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She rode it through the city street,
In a mask to fight the smog,
Slower than a motor car,
But faster than policeman plod.
She wore a fancy headguard,
That could stand a mighty blow,
Should she go slithering down the street,
In a ball of sloshy snow.
Goggles too she had to block all dust,
And insects from her eyes,
And to keep her incognito,
If she ever got work as a spy!
She was the modern cyclist
She trailed no lethal fumes,
As she peddled down town to her office desk,
Entertained by her latest I-Tunes,
In her high visibility ...