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Harry William Harborne
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June 14
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City
Torquay
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Devon
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England
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About Me
My wife (Ann) and I own and run a small care home for adults with learning disabilities . Prior to that I was a farmer, I took up writing poetry quite late in life (2007) having never written a single word before. I was inspired by hearing a poem by Robert Service "The Cremation of Sam Mgee" read by a man in an Irish pub.  I write mostly humorous poems but by no means exclusively, I particularly like Ogden Nash short poems.
I was born in Redditch Worcestershire England (Twenty miles from Shakespeares birth place) and  lived on / worked on the family farm for many years. I gradually became an agricultural engineer, making equipment and repairing tractors and cars for other farmers. My wife and I bought a care home in Torquay Devon in 1996. We have two fantastic children (now adults) Fay and William.
  
Apart from poetry I enjoy gardening, photography, geneology and sea fishing.
 
I hope you enjoy my poems.

Poems: 137 total (0 with awards). View By: Award | Date | Title
Puppy Dog. (2)The Chinaman (5)The Trojan Falcon (9)
Tha Old man Said. FF WBC (9)Love on the NHS (7)The Origin of Porridge (5)
The Trip LJo's WBC (4)Mayan Mayhem (7)Doris's Secret. (2)
Ode to a Cracker (4)Maidens Beware FFWBC (10)The Volumptuos Technician. (7)
A Cowards Death (3)The race (3)A Woman Scorned (8)
The Empty Trophy (4)Compassion TOTW (3)Normandy. (4)
Mmmmm Bacon Poem contains a digital article (3)Triolet Humour FC2 (9)A Rum Do! The London Blitz (4)
Oh Danny Boy Poem contains a digital article (4)Decade Memory Decayed (6)We Two. Poem contains a digital article (6)
Out of Control Man (9)A Snarl in the Wind (1)Thrift (5)
The Horse's Bransle TOTW Lust (5)An Anaconda Called Wanda (9)Uncle Jim's Homemade Firework. (3)
The Mist (4)Triumph (5)Thar She Blows. Nonet (7)
The Mist (6)On Nudity (3)The Mill on the Hill (9)
Baldrick's Cunning Plan. A Short Play.. (2)On Revenge (4)The Light on Bishops Rock (5)
Mistress Muse (5)Silbeck The Bad , Shotgun WBC (6)The dichotomy of Big Willy (5)
Trust (4)Malcolm (5)Knight of rusted armour Genes challenge (8)
The Christmas tree TOTW (7)Ode To A Bottom (8)The Dingoes Howled (5)
The Cisco Kid TOTW (3)Colorado (6)The Last Whale (3)
Rapid Fire (3)A Hard Life Poem contains a digital article About contains a digital article (8)Alaska TOTW (5)
My Maggie (2)Recommended Accommodation (3)Bed Socks (4)
Roll Over Beethoven Back in the day. (3)The Fog TOTW (5)A Perfect day (3)
Queen of Hearts WBC (7)A Boys Lament (3)Save The World, Humanity TOTW (5)
Grumpy (4)Harbor TOTW Poem contains a digital article (6)Petrov's Restaurant (8)
Goodbye Jyp (5)Independence day. (3)Oh The Guilt Poem contains a digital article (6)
The End (3)Enhanced Interrogation. (5)The Masters a'Dying (2)
The Bankers Legacy (2)An Insult to Nature TOTW (5)There They Lie. Poppy (5)
Voices. TOTW (5)Have a Nice Day (6)Free Danny Poem contains a digital article (4)
The Local Gardening Society Annual do! (6)World Domination By Spiders. (6)A Diabetics Lament (3)
Love Your Children (7)Oh Beware (6)On Reflection. (6)
Burts Pansies. (2)To Be FF's WBC (4)Letting Go (7)
I Won't Be Coming Home M'a Poem contains a digital article (4)Lobotomy (4)Like Summer Rain (4)
Death Can Be Poimenent Genes WBC (6)That Old Jacket (6)The Button (5)
Poetic Mania (9)The Tidy Technician. (1)The Silent Knocker (5)
The Wrikleys Hit Shea Stadium (3)Happiness is a Worn Rubber (7)The Angry Lobster (4)
The Falling Man 9/11 (1)Decay TOTW (7)On Nudity (5)
Eternity (3)Heaven upon Avon. (4)Poultry pandemonium (3)
From My Cold Dead Hands. TOTW (9)Falling Cows Eat Into Profits. (5)Earth. FF WBC3 (4)
Delusions of Grandeur. (8)Boston TOTW (5)Land of Milk and Honey (5)
Learn Hebrew Online (3)They Called Her October WBC 5 FF (4)Lovers, Pirates and poets. (6)
Hi Ho Silver. (5)Ode to Stoutism (3)Gone Fishing Poem contains a digital article (7)
Homer for President (5)Age Concern (8)Joey. (5)
White Stallions (5)The Mount Poem contains a digital article (5)Equality TOTW (6)
The Lonely Flower (3)Hubble Bubble (4)Where Oh Where is Uncle Sam (6)
Can This Be Love? (6)Three Stones (2)My England Tomahawks WBC (3)
Just the Ticket (6)An Appeal by Her Majesty (5)Bond TOTW (5)
Beware The Expert (7)Curly Whirly (4)Harmony in the Armoury TOTW (4)
My Secret Lover (5)On bravery. (5)

 


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