'A Place to Dream'
Copyright William Forde.
"There is in the heart of lovers a woodland stream,
a place of soft serenity, a place to dream
upon the days since we first met,
of dare devil moments of no regret.
There were times you said you loved me and me alone,
when you gave me shelter within your home,
within your heart, your soul, your very being,
a time when secret love remained unseen
by those who doubt the very words your mouth first spoke
when you said, 'I love you lad; you're my bloke.'
'Aye lass' said I, 'I'm thine and thou art mine,
now let's be off home its already way past nine
and tha's clothes to wash before tha' goes to bed
and a house to clean and three bairns not fed.'
'I love thee lass, tha knows it's true, there's nowt I wouldn't do for you.'"
William Forde: September 19th, 2014.