Singing for Reg ( Newport, 18 10 19)

The ceiling of Ebenezer Chapel is decorated

In soft pastel creams, sea green relief

Golden sand colours abound

The soft lights, as sunshine through still water

We sit, gathered to think on you

As the choir and singers render your memory

Music lover, medicine man, historian, humourist

Think that you’d have loved the Rossini, the Puccini too

” My Little Welsh Home” rang poignant, so true

” The Girl in 14 G” blew the night shades away

Would that you’d lived to see this day.

Sleep well, sea billowed, tide caressed

Beyond music, pain, distress.


6 Comments on “Singing for Reg ( Newport, 18 10 19)”

  1. Helen carey says:

    Such a poignant poem. It made me cry. Xx

    Like

  2. stew1e says:

    Poignant memories and feelings, concisely compressed into thirteen lines; a lovely poem.

    Like

  3. jean2371 says:

    A very touching tribute to Reg. Thank you for sharing it with us.

    Liked by 1 person


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