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Calculating Cat

Fat Alice

Drop-in Centre

Survivor Guilt

Prime Ministerís Question Time

Lessons from Viet Nam

The Airborne Museum, Hartenstein, March 2023

Early Morning Walk


Communication ii

Sock Drawer Poets

Diplomatic Dancing

Old Bill And Me

Debits And Credits

Organic Farming

Whiskey The Cat

Fettling The Garden


Those Washday Dreams

In Povertyís Hell

By Steam Train

Road Hog Blues


Yorkshire Red

This New New Year

Priory Woods 2022



Two Thousand And Twenty Two

Ginger Whinger



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They don't ask for your sympathy
There are uniformed by choice
They just ask that we listen to
Their united common voice

They thank you for your tears
And for Wootton Bassett's pride
That meets every body on its
Last home coming ride

When the bodies are buried
And the children and the wives
The loved ones and the partners
Pick up with their broken lives

The wounded and the injured
Hurt in so many different ways
Try to cope with the trauma
Brought from their combat days

They ask consideration be given
Of the sacrifices they all made
That they be treated with respect
And proper recompense be paid

They don't ask for your sympathy
They wear uniform with pride
They just ask for equal justice for those
Who were killed and those who survive




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