A Poem Of Hope

I have missed so much telling you all about my theatre trips but I have been using my time wisely during this unprecedented state of affairs. Here is something I wrote to give us all hope. I hope you enjoy it and find that extra ounce of strength you need for the final push!


Outside tonight in the dead of night, the silence like a shroud,

I thought of the measly stalker and thought I’d shout out loud,

Show your face you coward; show it to us all,

Stop creeping round invisibly and answer to my call,

Just show your face to all of us and soon our battle’s won,

Show your face to everyone and let us watch you run.


But the lethal deadly prowler is one we as yet cannot fix,

So he spreads his evil round us and pulls us in the mix.

He waits around to find his victim, silent like a ghost,

Excitedly lurking he casts his eyes; searching for a host.

He’s shown that he’s not fussy in all he has to do,

Hey can turn up almost anywhere, killing friends like me and you,


But together we are feisty folk and though the tide swells high,

We shall stand together tall and proud and we will rally to the cry,

We shall pull together firm and strong to overcome the foe,

The best that man has to offer will find all we need to know,

So currently you’re mighty strong, wreaking hell and having fun,

The countdown to your destruction maybe slowly, has begun,


Your strength will fail you really soon, and soon we hope you die,

And we can join the ones we love, and all of us will laugh and cry,

Together we can breathe the air, together we can be,

If we stand apart together now- very soon we’ll all be free

Owen J.Lewis©




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Owen Lewis was born fifty something years ago in the land of the black puddings. For the geographically challenged that is in Lancashire. Moving to Shropshire From 1970 Owen was brought up in Church Stretton. His first real job was in radio. After starting on BBC Radio Shropshire he became known on Marcher Sound, broadcasting throughout the North West for several years. After a university degree course in Theatre, Owen became an actor and went on to play "Pirate Bill" in The Alton Towers Hotel. He also made several television appearances. Returning to university he took his PGCE enabling him to teach. That saw him on the Essex coast as a drama teacher and latterly as a Creative Educational Liaison Officer making films and creating new teaching methods to employ on children in need of more help in their fundamental learning skills. Three times Published playwright Owen ultimately wants a house boat in Amsterdam to focus on his work as Playwright and Poet. See more on www.ojlwritingservices.co.uk.

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