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Bethlehem and Matamoros

Bethlehem’s only one city, you know.The other day in Matamoros,a Mom, originally from Guatamela,gave birth on the banks of the river.This really happened, you can read about it.Asylum seekers lay her down in the Rio Grande mud,and whispered soothing words … Continue reading

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Wenceslas Parker Looked Out

Wenceslas Parker looked out,At Half-time of the Spurs game,Wet and rainy all about,Wind speed nearly hurr’cane.Parker thanked his lucky stars,Twas’ Boxing day in Leicester,Work was closed, but not the bars,Doctor Who and Grantchester. When a poor man did alight,From the … Continue reading

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Diary of a visit to the refugees

About a year avon, in Nov. 2015, I went for just a few days to the island of Samos with several others to volunteer with the refugees there. It was a wonderful – if harrowing – experience and I’d love … Continue reading

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