Getting On and Other Poems

By Anthony Ward Getting On As we grow older, We become firmer. Rigid with responsibility- Making us brittle. When you’re young, You’re soft and ductile. You don’t feel hurt The way we do. Where we were once quite agile, We’re now quite fragile, Much stronger in mind, Than when we believed we were. A Fine … Continue reading Getting On and Other Poems

The Labouring Flower

By Anthony Ward Snowdrops droop Steeped in sentiment Like perched memories Appearing forlorn and frail Wearing winters fleece Blending with their harsh climate They could be so easily trampled Yet stand resilient Braced against brute force Slugging it against the odds Hardy and robust Modestly opposed to the bountiful beauty Of springs bloom Bearing just … Continue reading The Labouring Flower