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The Readers

One person sits on a stool reading a book. The location is somewhere public where people can come and watch.

The work has …

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The Candle

The candle sits there surrounded by darkness. It is stood on a glass plate inscribed with the date and location. When it has burnt out the melted was covers much of the glass and this is then mounted for future

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Suicide

A roped off area of exhibit space is empty except for an extremely sharp knife…

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The Lawnmower

Historical
In prehistoric times if it was done at all it is likely that the function of the lawnmower was performed by the use of sheep and other animals to keep the grass down.

The concept of having a lawn …

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9th September 1958

9th September was a big day
In 1958
There she was
Late,
Renee, her right
on her big day.
There stood Keith,
Nervous
But excited
Neck
Craning to see
If his bride to be
had arrived.
Music, vicar, I do’s, …

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The Flower

Beautiful,

delicate yet deceptively strong.

Wind and rain can blow and batter

yet, still, when the warmth of the sun pours out,

we are rewarded with  beauty.

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John is partial to his sport

John is partial to his sport
He can play most any sort,
Give him a bat and give him a ball
He’ll have a go at them all.

Johnny’s keen on football,
The best centre forward yet,
He runs ahead …

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Lilly

Lilly’s such a silly billy
Likes to dance and play the fool
People think she’s a bit crazy
But not me I think she’s cool.

This is only a short poem
Because Lilly’s not so tall
But it’s only fair …

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Cheese – a poem for Stella

There are lots of different kinds of cheeses

Some with holes and some, which when you smell ‘em

blows your socks off to your kneeses

filling your head with lots of sneezes.

 

Not all cheese is holy,

except when eaten

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Bears don’t sit on chairs – a poem for Megsy on her birthday

Bears don’t sit on chairs,

You see their bottoms are too hairy

And they’re really very heavy

So they don’t find perching easy.

When they come in from the woods

With their paws all wet with honey –

A chair

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