Category Archives: Poetry

Have you ever kept a special card or memorized a verse?

This is a verse I memorized from a card I was once given. I found it very beautiful and I hope you enjoy it too. I looked upon a rose sparkling in the morning dew and found its shining beauty … Continue reading

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Hopscotch

I was trying to think of games we played as children and hopscotch was one that we often played It was fun to play with two or three and it required a piece of God’s earth and stone markers We’d … Continue reading

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School Days

  I recall the first day of school each year when we had a new uniform and a cheap school bag with new pencils and exercise books, a pack of crayons, an eraser and sharpener I remember the smell and … Continue reading

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Images Of Pasadena

Strolling up and down Midland Row Families picking baskets of strawberries at the u-pick Enjoying shopping at Gifts of Joy and Frenchies Visualizing couples going to mass at Holy Rosary Church Getting through funeral services at the graveyard Seeing neighbours bringing pots of goulash and … Continue reading

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The Blue Ball Dump

It’s funny the things you remember when you allow your mind to slip back about the times you heard that there were bears in the Blue Ball dump and you wanted to have transportation to drive up there and have … Continue reading

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Stealing Crab Apples

  I don’t know what the attraction was as the apples tasted sour I’m sure And the fruit trees were fenced on someone else’s property I heard someone got shot with salt in the behind, or was it something else Memories … Continue reading

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C.O.D.

No, that is not cod, the fish which Newfoundland is so well known for It is Cash On Delivery and it is the way we bought our clothing and other supplies At Christmas time of year we would know all about the … Continue reading

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Premier J. R. Smallwood Picked Us Up When We Were Hitchhiking

  No, you may not believe it, but I swear it is true My sister and I were hitchhiking to Corner Brook one day A shiny black car came along with an old man in the passenger seat There was … Continue reading

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Walking To The Post Office

    One time when there was just woods behind White’s house I walked to the post office, across the big field and the TCH to mail some letters and to get the mail, all alone I was fearless back … Continue reading

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Playing In The Brook

  Soothing vision of brook water There was a small brook running beside our house at the end of  Midland Row. I slept at night with the soothing sound of water running over rocks and twigs. My sisters and I walked … Continue reading

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