William Messent Poems
- The Shipping Forecast (2012) While sailing by beyond the ...
- The Shipping Forecast Six minutes to six. I'm ready for tea,...
- Roy G Biv Old Newton in his darkened room refracting prism ...
- Listening To Bach I crave the timeless peace and joy This ...
- The Rape Of The Countryside Three thousand years I've rested ...
- Uisge Beatha An Ancient Alchemy, Quaint combination:
- Music In The Air When life seems tough and full of care And ...
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The Shipping Forecast (2012)
While sailing by beyond the fringe
I caught a song by Ronald Binge,
Heralding the Shipping Forecast -
"Attention, all at sea! "
Beware of gales in Forties, Tyne,
Fisher, Dogger, German Bight,
Humber, Thames and Dover, Wight,
Portland, Plymouth, Lundy, Sole,
Fitzroy, Biscay, Trafalgar,
Shannon, Fastnet, Irish Sea,
Rockall, Malin, Hebrides,
Faeroes, Fair Isle, Cromarty.
Here's the general situation,
(Please forgive my hesitation)
There is much precipitation
And it's falling on my head!
I have a vague ...