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
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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