The Voice of Malpas

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A local creative writing group based at Craddock Court and part of the Brightlife initiative have written a new poem in a workshop with John Lindley. The poem is published in full below, we would like to thank them for submitting this to the website and wish them every success in their new creative writing group,

 

The Voice of Malpas

My name is Malpas
I was born as Depenbech centuries and centuries ago
I have a brother in Newport and a sister in Truro
I am perceived to be wealthy
I eat Cheshire cheese
I play the church organ
My pets are pigeons and porkers
I welcome children from everywhere
My colour is green, changing to terracotta
My arteries are blocked with 4 X 4s and tractors
and my temper gets frayed
but I am proud of my outlook
and I am safe and secure

Written by the Craddock Court Group in a workshop with John Lindley

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