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Writing poetry & stories since 1995. Born Canterbury, Kent 1969. Now lives and works in Cornwall UK. Avid supporter of Arsenal F.C. and loves playing video games, walking, cycling and gardening.

  September 2023     19 days ago

Submitted Poems 10 total

Son to Father

Son to Father
To my Father

How the years shape a bond
In hope, in despair
In tragedy, in joy
In living, in dying
Pain is felt, anger is felt
And to show your true feelings is alien
To touch, to hug, to listen, to talk, to love
Yet how you...

by David Coad

added 8 months ago
Different Light

A river, strawberry light
The sun’s rays, moonbeam sight
Colours cast, paints a scene
Inside the rainbow, inside a dream
Cast a light on pale shade
A different angle colour made
Spectrum eyes, seas of green
Dripping paintbrush, setting the...

by David Coad

added 8 months ago
The Extraordinary Ordinary

It is a beautiful scene, seen through ordinary eyes
That which you cast your sight upon
Dawn breaking on the horizon
The stars twinkling in the night sky
Rolling fields in the summer sun
Raindrops racing down the window
Snowflakes gliding onto...

by David Coad

added 8 months ago
Some Days

Some Days

Some days it’s there
Some days it’s not there
I can’t explain it
I only know that some days I have the power
And when I have the power, it’s so strong
I can create anything with my words
My mind’s a never-ending explosion of ideas...

by David Coad

added 9 months ago
Victory Roll

In an awesome display of speed and power
The victor guided his fighter back over the cheering citizens
A low deafening roar of victory
Doing a victory roll in his exaltation and overflowing adrenalin rush
As his vanquished enemies burned and...

by David Coad

added 9 months ago

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Latest Comments: 5 total
Thank you.

19 days ago

Just lovely

9 months ago

Less is more. I know what you mean. Nice work.

9 months ago

Your poem moved me for I can relate.

9 months ago

This poem is included in my first collection of poetry 'Vibrant Eons.' One of the subjects that interests me is war and the terrible loss of life in war.

9 months ago


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