A small island in a great sea.
Once, half the world was painted red
And we engaged in slavery.
It is so often said
That the British Empire did no good.
Yet, (having abolished slavery), we patrolled seas
Stopping those who still engaged
In the cruel slave trade.
As I stood
In this remnant
Of the Great
I thought on those who hate
Now our former colonies are free
To have their own mess
Have the cold sea
And what we
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Many thanks for sharing, Michael. Kevin
So it was, and so it is. Thanks, Kevin! Have a nice Sunday! xx Michael
Thank you, Michael. You too, have a good Sunday. Its quite cold here in the UK. But I find the temperature pleasant at around 11 degrees. Kevin
Thanks as well, Kevin! Here we also have only temperatures around ten degrees, and it seems we have imported British rainy weather. 😉 I honestly wish a few degrees more. Twenty would be nice. Lol xx Michael
I’m sorry we sent you our rainy weather, Michael! But after the dry summer we do need the rain!
Coming from the north of England (Liverpool where it is usually a couple of degrees cooler than London), I do like the cooler weather, but I appreciate it is not to everybody’s taste!
Your poems are always thought provoking, Kevin.
Thank you, Robbie. Best wishes. Kevin
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Kevin shares some poetic food for thought.
Many thanks for sharing this poem of mine, Patty. Kevin
Hi, you’re very welcome.
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