Love Taught

by Agnes Clarke

The window latch creaked as I let in the dawn

Little birds chirping their welcoming song

With sleepy eyes still such joy filled my heart

There before me the sky was painted as art

In memory a rhyme my Grandfather told

Was stretched out before me in beauty so bold


“Red sky in the morning a sailors warning”


In mind there was I on his knee

Listening and wondering to an old man profess

His teachings to a child of just three

Love was a legacy he taught years ago

That gentle old man with white hair

Now beauty surrounds me in colour so bright

In wonder I feel, he stands with me there



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Writers Bio


I am a retired housewife and grandmother of Jacob

I have been writing poetry for quite a few years

I enjoy the challenge of creating my verse especially from pictures

I live in Lisburn N Ireland and have been married for 50 years

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