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
The Big Hoose (Barlinnie Prison)16089134/12/20113/27/2020Dark Poems, Depressing Poems, Death - Rhyming 2
ROY'S RHYME-A SMALL LUMP OF CLAY (WITH A TRANSCIENT NAME)155713152/11/20113/21/2020Inspirational Poems, Motivational - Fiction
Collateral Damage152216006/22/20113/19/2020Humorous - Sports
GLASGOW BARRAS14756149/13/20103/31/2020Rhyming - Tributes, Memorials
SOMALIA (AND IN OUR WORLD OF PLENTY)143930148/10/20113/16/2020Food - Hope
Indigenous Forest1428264164/11/20113/26/2020Rhyming 2 - Season
"Just Give Me A Cowboy Poet"14282231412/1/20113/23/2020Cowboy - War
9/11 -Tribute All Cards Are Marked And All Fates Will Collide142717159/12/20113/24/2020Political, War, International - 9-11
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be142027288/13/20113/29/2020
HELP THE AGED138620143/25/20113/20/2020Funny - Retirement
Help The Aged138117289/13/20103/16/2020Life - Retirement
ATMOSPHERE133960010/9/20103/16/2020Science - Nature
Per Ardua Ad Astra (From Adversity To The Stars)1337254202/29/20123/28/2020Inspirational Poems, Motivational - Tributes, Memorials
Two Hearts Beat As One125222007/13/20113/31/2020Rhyming 2 - I Love Poetry
BARD BLUES1247223131/16/20113/16/2020Music, Instruments, Lyrics - Tributes, Memorials
LOAFERS-With No Strings Attached124021388/18/20113/19/2020Funny - Sonnets
The Power Of The Pen.122310283/5/20113/18/2020Good Bye - Rhyming 2
SPELLING TEST 121622006/21/20113/19/2020School - Rhyming 2
STAR MAN *1196171510/5/20103/27/2020Music, Instruments, Lyrics - Tributes, Memorials
The Clutha And Poet John McGarrigle.11901231512/4/20133/16/2020Sad, Grief, Sympathy, Broken Heart - Tributes, Memorials
The Royal Ring118014004/28/20113/18/2020Rhyming - Short Love
Unwavering Old Stick-Title supplied by Elizabeth Squires.116517003/25/20113/16/2020Life - Winter
Day Out At The Record And Cd Fayre1127123143/7/20113/21/2020Daughters - Music, Instruments, Lyrics
Rabbie Burns 1759-1796 * Happy Birthday*112612141/22/20113/25/2020Poet - Tributes, Memorials
Atmosphere1126254203/24/20133/26/2020Good Bye - Holocaust
*NIGHTSHIFT WORKERS LAMENT*11098149/14/20103/21/2020Life - Rhyming
Nurtured Dreams Of Every Child108717134/27/20113/23/2020Children, children's - Rhyming 2
DREAMS ASPIRE TO REACH THE SKY (WHEN DOVES FLY)1080416308/6/20123/22/2020
ANDY'S CHALLENGE - "42" (The Age Of Renovation)1065233153/5/20133/26/2020Not Categorized - 9-11
The No Mind Not Thinks No Thoughts About No Things106421298/31/20113/28/2020Spiritual - Tributes, Memorials
HINTED-MINTED104514147/16/20113/27/2020Hope - Rhyming 2
= = = = = WEB OF DECEIT = = = = = 1042144205/9/20133/29/2020Nature - Dark Poems, Depressing Poems, Death
ANOTHER CALENDAR YEAR1029321512/28/20113/31/2020
THE FRAGRANCE OF VIRTUE RISES TO THE HEAVENS102018153/24/20123/31/2020
A Carriage Made For Two100518285/15/20113/26/2020Daughters - Father
BIG CHEESE100411154/23/20113/16/2020Travel - Science
“I may be lying in the gutter but I’m looking up at the stars”“1001384201/19/20123/30/2020Inspirational Poems, Motivational - Rhyming 2
Robert Burns Week - OUR RUSTIC ROGUE OF RHYME995232101/24/20123/20/2020Brothers - Tributes, Memorials
GUY FAWKES NIGHT983191511/3/20113/17/2020Rhyming 2 - Tributes, Memorials
THE RISE AND FALL OF NOTES963252811/5/20113/26/2020Falling in Love - Friendship Love
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