William Willis Poems



Hi there,

I am 52 years old and was born just outside Glasgow.I left school at 16 and was employed as gas and welding equipment repairer for 5 years and then left to work in a local foundry.The hours were long and the conditions were dirty,hot and noisy. The work was hard. I worked in a dept. called The Casting Bay(where tons of molten metal was poured daily into sand moulds.) I left just before the work closed it doors forever in 2003. I am now employed in a the public sector.I have a 23 year old daughter who, to my amazement actually wrote a poem at school and this poem was published in a book of children's poems.She was only 11 at the time.I have a lot to live up to.

I also have a much younger daughter of 2 years old Julia, who has given me such an amazing lease and zest for life again

My favourite poet is ROY DOUGLAS KNEALE who writes on this site.

HE IS ABSOLUTELY DIFFERENT CLASS !

I Hope you enjoy my stuff and Roy's, feel free to comment.

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ATMOSPHERE71573031310/6/20107/4/2020Nature - Rhyming
Will Your Anchor Hold In the Storms Of Life58247694010/3/20107/1/2020Family - Spiritual
THE NEW TEACHER "FOR MAGGIE POLLOCK"5673102105/18/20127/5/2020
This Is My Town54532631412/6/20107/1/2020Long - Tributes, Memorials
Though Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour Of Splendor In The Grass,Of Glory In The Flower4518333143/29/20117/5/2020Sad, Grief, Sympathy, Broken Heart - Nature
WHO SAYS THAT CRIME DOESN'T PAY ?45122951912/23/20106/29/2020Winter - Christmas
Nightshift Workers Lament4363343115/26/20117/4/2020Life - Rhyming 2
SPELLING TEST 40001631010/25/20107/5/2020School - Rhyming
Bonfire Night39162141711/4/20107/1/2020Anniversary - Religious, Christian, Jewish, Islam, Baptist, etc.
THE POWER OF THE PEN3822569369/24/20107/5/2020Life - Rhyming 2
All Cards Are Marked And All Fates Will Collide3448437315/5/20117/4/20209-11 - Rhyming
EVEREST-ALTITUDE WITH ATITUDE33901941910/19/20107/1/2020Sports - Winter
SPELLING TEST32301731110/24/20107/1/2020School - Rhyming 2
NURTURED DREAMS OF EVERY CHILD322424253/1/20117/4/2020Children, children's - Life
THE OLD WHEELBARROW322343147/23/20117/1/2020News - Retirement
Will Your Anchor Hold In the Storms Of Life317722295/12/20116/28/2020Hope - Spiritual
SNOWMAN OF LOVE312625149/19/20107/1/2020Family - Winter
African Dream Goes Sour276826289/13/20107/1/2020Rhyming 2 - Soccer
YOU CAN BORROW MY PEN BUT DON'T USE MY INK.2602435202/19/20117/1/2020Poet - Rhyming
A WEE TALE O' SCOTLAND (Memorial to the Departed)251826293/31/20117/1/2020Funny - Memorial
SNOWMAN OF LOVE2516471511/29/20116/28/2020
NUTS AND BOLTS240612009/19/20117/1/2020Funny - Poet
LOCH ALVIE2339363131/12/20117/1/2020Beautiful - Nature
The Child Is Father Of The Man. (12th Inspirational Title Challenge)2309303149/26/20116/30/2020Daughters - Father
OLD WHEELBARROW228316261/27/20117/5/2020Retirement - Rhyming 2
STEELWORKS RIP227717279/10/20107/2/2020Work - Not Categorized
MOUNT EVEREST-Altitude With Attitude2237383149/29/20116/29/2020Nature - Tributes, Memorials
PETE BARNHILL-MY TRIBUTE2202591510/11/20117/1/2020Health - Children, young kids, child
Fasten Your Seatbelt,We're In For A Bumpy Ride219834146/8/20117/2/2020Funny - Life
A Carriage Made For Two2168142109/13/20107/5/2020Father - Marriage
The Fragrance Of Virtue Rises To The Heavens (re-post)216534296/2/20117/1/2020Grandparents, Grandmother, Grandfather - Memorial
= = = = = WEB OF DECEIPT = = = = =2096573149/8/20117/1/2020Nature - Rhyming
SNOW JOKE2059171412/8/20107/1/2020Rhyming 2 - Winter
Whither The Wind Blows There Falls The Seed202612143/5/20117/5/2020Other - Rhyming 2
FOR (THE SAKE) OF OLD TIMES.2021181112/29/20107/2/2020Life - Lost Love
EVEREST-Altitude With Attitude201562810/19/20107/1/2020Sports - Winter
A-T-M-O-S-P-H-E-R-E197135159/14/20117/1/2020Beautiful - Political, War, International
you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink196921273/8/20117/6/2020Not Categorized - Rhyming 2
STEELWORKS R.I.P.1918310010/27/20117/6/2020Rhyming 2 - Memorial
Whither The Wind Blows There Falls The Seed1876235192/23/20116/30/2020Dark Poems, Depressing Poems, Death - Rhyming
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