In these strange times of lock down there is one song whose lyrics keep coming to mind…..
The Venus of Milo a poem written by Alfred Noyes…….
A poem of love and selflessness #BeKind
Today’s poem was recited at the start of every performance of A Raisin in the Sun, the first play written by a black woman to ever make broadway.
In 1492 James IV made an alliance with France against England, with the WM budget imminent, I wondered if this poem would have appealed.
On this day in 1950 Harry Lauder died at the age of 59. Here is one of his songs. “When I Get Back Again To Bonnie Scotland”.
On this day in 1994 one of the Worlds most recognisable pieces of Art was stolen. There have been many poems written about the piece, here is one of them.
O Sole Mio must be one of the most recognisable songs ever recorded. Here Enrico Caruso singing it.
On Friday night at 11pm we leave the EU and just like in today’s poem; the fork in the road is directly in front of us all.
Another stunningly poignant poem from Paul Colvin: Brits and The Gaels.