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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Poem TitleViewsResponsesVotesPointsAddedLast ViewCategories
ATMOSPHERE66153031310/6/201010/15/2019Nature - Rhyming
Will Your Anchor Hold In the Storms Of Life56457694010/3/201010/14/2019Family - Spiritual
THE NEW TEACHER "FOR MAGGIE POLLOCK"5250102105/18/201210/15/2019
This Is My Town52382631412/6/201010/13/2019Long - Tributes, Memorials
WHO SAYS THAT CRIME DOESN'T PAY ?43752951912/23/201010/13/2019Winter - Christmas
Though Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour Of Splendor In The Grass,Of Glory In The Flower4354333143/29/201110/11/2019Sad, Grief, Sympathy, Broken Heart - Nature
Nightshift Workers Lament4142343115/26/201110/11/2019Life - Rhyming 2
SPELLING TEST 38761631010/25/201010/15/2019School - Rhyming
Bonfire Night36942141711/4/201010/13/2019Anniversary - Religious, Christian, Jewish, Islam, Baptist, etc.
THE POWER OF THE PEN3678569369/24/201010/13/2019Life - Rhyming 2
All Cards Are Marked And All Fates Will Collide3317437315/5/201110/11/20199-11 - Rhyming
EVEREST-ALTITUDE WITH ATITUDE33031941910/19/201010/11/2019Sports - Winter
SPELLING TEST31251731110/24/201010/11/2019School - Rhyming 2
NURTURED DREAMS OF EVERY CHILD311524253/1/201110/11/2019Children, children's - Life
THE OLD WHEELBARROW311343147/23/201110/11/2019News - Retirement
Will Your Anchor Hold In the Storms Of Life307422295/12/201110/13/2019Hope - Spiritual
SNOWMAN OF LOVE301925149/19/201010/13/2019Family - Winter
African Dream Goes Sour268326289/13/201010/11/2019Rhyming 2 - Soccer
YOU CAN BORROW MY PEN BUT DON'T USE MY INK.2516435202/19/201110/15/2019Poet - Rhyming
SNOWMAN OF LOVE2438471511/29/201110/11/2019
A WEE TALE O' SCOTLAND (Memorial to the Departed)243626293/31/201110/11/2019Funny - Memorial
NUTS AND BOLTS231012009/19/201110/11/2019Funny - Poet
LOCH ALVIE2243363131/12/201110/11/2019Beautiful - Nature
The Child Is Father Of The Man. (12th Inspirational Title Challenge)2229303149/26/201110/11/2019Daughters - Father
OLD WHEELBARROW218316261/27/201110/11/2019Retirement - Rhyming 2
STEELWORKS RIP215917279/10/201010/11/2019Work - Not Categorized
MOUNT EVEREST-Altitude With Attitude2151353149/29/201110/11/2019Nature - Tributes, Memorials
PETE BARNHILL-MY TRIBUTE2104591510/11/201110/13/2019Health - Children, young kids, child
Fasten Your Seatbelt,We're In For A Bumpy Ride209734146/8/201110/11/2019Funny - Life
The Fragrance Of Virtue Rises To The Heavens (re-post)207834296/2/201110/12/2019Grandparents, Grandmother, Grandfather - Memorial
A Carriage Made For Two2074142109/13/201010/13/2019Father - Marriage
= = = = = WEB OF DECEIPT = = = = =2003573149/8/201110/11/2019Nature - Rhyming
SNOW JOKE1972171412/8/201010/11/2019Rhyming 2 - Winter
FOR (THE SAKE) OF OLD TIMES.1933181112/29/201010/11/2019Life - Lost Love
EVEREST-Altitude With Attitude192862810/19/201010/11/2019Sports - Winter
Whither The Wind Blows There Falls The Seed191712143/5/201110/11/2019Other - Rhyming 2
you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink188821273/8/201110/11/2019Not Categorized - Rhyming 2
A-T-M-O-S-P-H-E-R-E188635159/14/201110/11/2019Beautiful - Political, War, International
STEELWORKS R.I.P.1818310010/27/201110/11/2019Rhyming 2 - Memorial
Whither The Wind Blows There Falls The Seed1769235192/23/201110/11/2019Dark Poems, Depressing Poems, Death - Rhyming
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