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Ron Martin

Poetry

TAKE CARE

Always read the small print before you finally decide You never know what pitfalls they are designed to hide Like the side-effects which can be caused by a wonder drug Or when some crafty swindler tries to take you for a mug If you get a salesman knocking at your…
Ron Martin
8th July 2016
Poetry

A SOURCE OF PLEASURE

If you could paint a picture of a memory What would the subject of the painting be? Would it be of a happy time spent with your family? Or of a holiday spent by the sea? We all have memories that give us pleasure And there are those that we…
Ron Martin
14th June 2016
Poetry

MY UNCLE ARTHUR

My Uncle Arthur was very kind to me When I was young he used to sit me on his knee And although it is many years since he passed away He still lives on in my memory So much so he is still part of my life Which my Doctor…
Ron Martin
14th June 2016
Poetry

I WISH

I wish that I could speak the words I know that others long to hear To make the problems they must face Seem simpler and a little easier to bear I wish I could give everyone a sense of purpose Something that they feel they could achieve If only they…
Ron Martin
30th May 2016
Poetry

A ROSE IN YOUR MEMORY

I planted a tree in the garden In a place that was easy to view And every time that I pass by it It serves to remind me of you I have tended that rose with affection In a way that I once cared for you It’s flowers are absolute…
Ron Martin
30th May 2016
Poetry

THE QUESTIONS WE SHOULD ASK

In the quiet of the night when all is calm and still I often lie awake and let my mind run free I ask myself the questions, that long have perplexed man And seek answers which are satisfactory to me The first question I ask is what is the purpose…
Ron Martin
30th May 2016
Poetry

A FRIEND

A friend is one who comes in at the door When the rest of the world rushes out When the cares of the world are upon us And our minds are so full of doubt A friend is the one who is different To the rest of the folk that…
Ron Martin
30th May 2016
Poetry

LIVE EVERY MOMENT

Live every moment of your life As though it were your last There may be grey clouds in the sky But they will soon go past The sunshine will come flooding through And take you by surprise The beauties of this lovely world Will be seen before your eyes But…
Ron Martin
18th May 2016
Poetry

WALKING IN DARKNESS

Walking in darkness, sad and alone No-one to talk to, no dream of my own Walking the road, my heart full of pain The sunshine has vanished, down comes the rain But the raindrops are the teardrops Which angels have cried Over our love affair, which has faded and died…
Ron Martin
18th May 2016
Poetry

I KNOW

I know, I know just what you cannot tell I know and understand so well And yet your silent heart is heard You need not say a single word I know and understand But if you would make my heart rejoice You have no need to use your voice Simply…
Ron Martin
18th May 2016