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Safety On The Road

and return.

Tend to stampede
Often too wild and free
We must adjust our speed limit
The highway code is more than explicit
Its motto 'no death on the road'
The words ever will be
A creed for young
Joyce Hemsley



Second World War

Memory Lane forever leads back to those
Desperate years, when days were so black.
Sirens were sounding and people were scared.
To their shelters they fled when war was declared.

British Cities were bombed ~ buildings fell to the ground.
Destruction was rife, stones and bricks all around.
Theatres and churches, little was spared
In those terrible raids after war was declared.

Brave men on the home front gave of their all
To bring food drink and shelter, and answer each call.
Families made homeless with dearest ones dead
Was a pitiful sight; with streams of tears shed.

There seemed no ending, the war just raged free
Killings at home, ships lost at sea.
Women and children lost their lives in the fight.
Oh never again must we face such a plight.

But after five years in battle, Victory came fast.
The scourge of hostility ended at last.
Britons and G.I's were Victory Day mad
Revelling and dancing, the scene was quite sad..

As Victory Night passed and daylight broke through
A new life began... peace dawned anew.
We must never forget the multitude who died
The fought for their country and so turned the tide.

From armed conflict to peace. That is how it must stay
Thank Heaven for the glory of that eighth day in May.

By Joyce Hemsley
Joyce Hemsley



Secret Rendezvous

Forty words:

Joyous midnight swim with you
At Wonder Island's glowing hue.
Stars' reflection in your eyes
Moonbeams tell of paradise...
Hawaiian voices reach afar
Joining a rapturous six-string guitar.
Oh what magic ~ yours and mine
Never known such love divine.
Joyce Hemsley



Sugar Sweet

Baby ~ baby ~ baby
pass the sugar baby;
pass it, don't say maybe
and love will sweeter be.
Kisses come with dawning
sugar-sweet the morning
oh, joy of my desiring
there's no-one else for me.

I am music, play me,
I'm your morning melody;
my heart is in each serenade
sugar-sweet for thee.
So baby ~ baby ~ baby
Let's not be contrary, with
sugar sweet there will be
a love to last eternally.
Joyce Hemsley
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