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Life Experience

Poetry - poems, about poetry, and poetry events

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Poem – Easy Love

About Easy Love Most of the poems in my book, Poems About Love, are about relationships I have noticed, or thought about, or imagined. Easy

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Text of poem, Revenge

Poem – Revenge

Before civilisation and the rule of law, murders were often dealt with by relations and friends of the murder victim. The idea of “an eye

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Poem, Path to war

Poem – The Path to War

The countdowns to wars often follow a familiar pattern which can easily be observed and  briefly expressed. Wise leaders might understand what is happening and

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The Pilot’s Testament

The Pilot’s Testament A war poem by David Roberts about the moral implications of service personnel obeying orders to carry out lethal action, and the

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Brighton Beach 2023

Hottest Day of the Year

Hottest Day of the Year Heatwave The hottest day recorded.Towards ten at nightThe rain started. We walked out Into the garden, naked,enjoying the refreshing rain. The

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Stormont

Poem for Northern Ireland

Stormont Parliament building where the politicians have been refusing to meet for 18 months to govern Northern Ireland. A Poem for Northern Ireland Backward Vision

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Poem about Iraq

A poem about Iraq in 2003 Tony Blair’s visit to Southern Iraq early in 2003. He explained the wisdom of the war. MY  POEM A

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Love is its own reward

Poem – Love is its own reward A poem for NHS workers and everyone in caring professions who go on caring for others, even though

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David Roberts

Writer, publisher, music promoter

Born in 1942, I now have time to enjoy life more widely and reflect on my experience, interests, and contemporary events.

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