When Just The Tide Went Out

Max Boyce has always been the doyen of Welsh poetry especially with a rugby leaning but this piece, written for these currently troubled times seems to me to better than anything else I’ve heard.

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published four books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars, Salisbury Square and Buster & Moo. In addition I have published three anthologies of short stories and a memoir of my mother. More will appear soon. I will try and continue to blog regularly at geofflepard.com about whatever takes my fancy. I hope it does yours too. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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14 Responses to When Just The Tide Went Out

  1. Thank you for sharing, Geoff. This moves me to tears every time. ❤

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  2. Wonderful, Geoff. Thank you

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  3. Aww. I like his humor in the poignant memories and observations.

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  4. That was great. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. arlingwoman says:

    This is great. Thanks. I love all the images–it was like a picture show.

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  6. That is grand! Though I have to say with that accent he could be reading the phone book and I would be just as entranced! ❤

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  7. willowdot21 says:

    It a fantastic piece isn’t it, I saw it last week and it made me cry.💜

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  8. Pam Lazos says:

    What a mellifluous voice. Certainly, it adds to the poem.

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