Category Archives: Light Verse

Trees: It’s Funny About the Trees

This is the title of the of the original collection. (Copies are available HERE) The phrase comes from my initial reaction when my publisher pointed out that I had written a great many pieces on the subject of trees, or used them as a significant part of the setting.

Its Funny About the Trees poem

© Paul Wigmore

Trees: The Apple Tree / Two Trees

This is by way of being a personal salute to one who gave me support and encouragement just as I began getting into writing verse. Sir John Betjeman was my literary hero and I was lucky enough to come to know him. During my last visit to him in his Aubrey Walk house, he pointed from his chair to a roll of heavy paper on his study windowsill.