One Song at Glorious Downhill.



Down the Guelph Line

With summer a-greening

Horse farms and golf links

And fine homes abound.

Parts to a sub-trade

The pick-up runs smoothly

Radio Gospel

Its rich hopeful sound.

Soon comes the grand stretch

Descent to the lakeshore

Radiant blue and

A chrome chain of wheels.

Steve Chapman sings

God is God, not this little man

All is preparing

For how Heaven feels.
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Written on March 22, 2020

Submitted by dougb.19255 on March 22, 2023

Modified on March 23, 2023

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Scheme X A X B X X B X X X C X X A C
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Wayne Blair

Born in London. Graduated law 1976 Practised eleven years, Married Hilary 1974 Two kids Lauren 1980 And Jordan 1987. Business failed 1987. Moved not knowing whither. Happy hills of Waterloo Region. Mennonite Country. Thirty four years in Industry. No complaints. Poet, photographer, nature hiker. Harmonica busker. http://puffnchord7.blogspot.com/ more…

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