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Ploughing

PLOUGHING
Out in the field incredible and real,
The smell of earth to touch and feel,
Turning the turf it is all yours,
Such a delight yet one of my chores.

Horse and man they are a team,
Sweat and power with much in-between,
The sun and sky a bird or two,

This labour's sweet and a pleasure to do.
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I have been writing poems for forty years and written about all sorts of things. Somehow I get creating streaks and can write up to 4 or 5 poems at once of varying subjects. I find it is a good way to record events of the day and bring history to life.The mental aspect is a balance against keeping fit,work and life in general. more…

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