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.


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

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Poem TitleViewsResponsesVotesPointsAddedLast ViewCategories
ATMOSPHERE70013031310/6/20104/9/2020Nature - Rhyming
Will Your Anchor Hold In the Storms Of Life57797694010/3/20104/9/2020Family - Spiritual
THE NEW TEACHER "FOR MAGGIE POLLOCK"5575102105/18/20124/9/2020
This Is My Town53692631412/6/20104/9/2020Long - Tributes, Memorials
Though Nothing Can Bring Back The Hour Of Splendor In The Grass,Of Glory In The Flower4470333143/29/20114/8/2020Sad, Grief, Sympathy, Broken Heart - Nature
WHO SAYS THAT CRIME DOESN'T PAY ?44682951912/23/20104/9/2020Winter - Christmas
Nightshift Workers Lament4305343115/26/20114/9/2020Life - Rhyming 2
SPELLING TEST 39621631010/25/20104/9/2020School - Rhyming
Bonfire Night38452141711/4/20104/9/2020Anniversary - Religious, Christian, Jewish, Islam, Baptist, etc.
THE POWER OF THE PEN3779569369/24/20104/9/2020Life - Rhyming 2
All Cards Are Marked And All Fates Will Collide3400437315/5/20114/9/20209-11 - Rhyming
EVEREST-ALTITUDE WITH ATITUDE33621941910/19/20104/9/2020Sports - Winter
SPELLING TEST32061731110/24/20104/9/2020School - Rhyming 2
NURTURED DREAMS OF EVERY CHILD319524253/1/20114/9/2020Children, children's - Life
THE OLD WHEELBARROW319043147/23/20114/9/2020News - Retirement
Will Your Anchor Hold In the Storms Of Life314422295/12/20114/10/2020Hope - Spiritual
SNOWMAN OF LOVE309525149/19/20104/9/2020Family - Winter
African Dream Goes Sour274426289/13/20104/9/2020Rhyming 2 - Soccer
YOU CAN BORROW MY PEN BUT DON'T USE MY INK.2576435202/19/20114/9/2020Poet - Rhyming
A WEE TALE O' SCOTLAND (Memorial to the Departed)249526293/31/20114/10/2020Funny - Memorial
SNOWMAN OF LOVE2492471511/29/20114/9/2020
NUTS AND BOLTS238012009/19/20114/9/2020Funny - Poet
LOCH ALVIE2313363131/12/20114/9/2020Beautiful - Nature
The Child Is Father Of The Man. (12th Inspirational Title Challenge)2287303149/26/20114/4/2020Daughters - Father
OLD WHEELBARROW224816261/27/20114/9/2020Retirement - Rhyming 2
STEELWORKS RIP223217279/10/20104/9/2020Work - Not Categorized
MOUNT EVEREST-Altitude With Attitude2216383149/29/20114/9/2020Nature - Tributes, Memorials
PETE BARNHILL-MY TRIBUTE2176591510/11/20114/9/2020Health - Children, young kids, child
Fasten Your Seatbelt,We're In For A Bumpy Ride216934146/8/20114/10/2020Funny - Life
A Carriage Made For Two2137142109/13/20104/9/2020Father - Marriage
The Fragrance Of Virtue Rises To The Heavens (re-post)213534296/2/20114/9/2020Grandparents, Grandmother, Grandfather - Memorial
= = = = = WEB OF DECEIPT = = = = =2071573149/8/20114/9/2020Nature - Rhyming
SNOW JOKE2032171412/8/20104/9/2020Rhyming 2 - Winter
FOR (THE SAKE) OF OLD TIMES.1997181112/29/20104/9/2020Life - Lost Love
EVEREST-Altitude With Attitude199062810/19/20104/9/2020Sports - Winter
Whither The Wind Blows There Falls The Seed198112143/5/20114/9/2020Other - Rhyming 2
A-T-M-O-S-P-H-E-R-E194635159/14/20114/9/2020Beautiful - Political, War, International
you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink194321273/8/20114/10/2020Not Categorized - Rhyming 2
STEELWORKS R.I.P.1888310010/27/20114/9/2020Rhyming 2 - Memorial
Whither The Wind Blows There Falls The Seed1842235192/23/20114/9/2020Dark Poems, Depressing Poems, Death - Rhyming
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