I quite often look at my shadow.
I like how it follows me round
And does all the same things that I do
Without ever making a sound.
About Peter Wolveridge
Writing poetry began for me in school and has continued on and off since then. I have a collection of unpublished poems written by my father; my mother did not write but encouraged me to read and memorise poetry from an early age. Educated in England I studied and worked as a marine engineer, travelling to many countries. I have now retired to my home in the Thai countryside where I find more time to read and to compose poetry.
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Thoughts About Shadows
I quite often look at my shadow.More...
Poem About A Loveable Guard Dog
in Cute Poems
A dog wandered into our garden one day,More...
A friendly old mutt, didn't look like a stray.
We never discovered whence he had come,
But we brushed him and fed him and the kids called him Rum.Featured Shared Story
That is such a good poem. My husband had a large Doberman. Everyone was afraid of this dog, but he would lay on the floor with our children and let them pull on his ears. My Husband said he...
Poems by Peter Wolveridge
I was certainly touched by this simple yet beautiful poem. It is not propped up with long, clever words, neither does it regress into tear jerking sentiment, but still transmits a powerful message. In truth, I can identify with this poem; both reading and writing poetry are great escapes from everyday stress. Original and well-written, Gabriella. Best wishes, Peter
Hi Jac Judy! Always good to hear from you. I like your story, and it says good things about your husband's character in owning such a friendly-natured dog. Old Rum has died now, but we used to say the biggest danger from him was being licked to death. Best wishes, Peter
Hi William. This is based on a real dog, a soft and friendly golden retriever. The part about the thief, I'm afraid is just a product of my fevered imagination. Thank you for the kind comments.