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POEMS BY ALAN GEOFFREY SHEARD   "THE MINER"

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Read a selection of Alan's poems

The poems of Alan Geoffrey Sheard "The Miner"

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Introduction

Alan Geoffrey Sheard with his wife Pat when they appeared on BBC Radio Sheffield with Tony Capstick

Snap Tin

Lend me a quid
Pit Boots  

As featured on BBC Radio Sheffield

 

PITMAN'S POETRY
By Alan Geoffrey Sheard

(The Miner)

FEATURING:

Strike
Cold miners kids
Snap Tin

and many others

ADULTS ONLY
3

Both PITMAN'S POETRY and MINERS TALES are a collection of poems by a former Barnsley miner and rescue man. Some are funny, others poignant, all though, provoking.

If you are a miner or indeed a former miner, I am sure that you will find "The Miners" accounts of working underground interesting and entertaining. I must stress that these poems are for adult reading only. If you are offended by so called pit language,

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MINERS TALES
By Alan Geoffrey Sheard

(The Miner)

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Supply Lads

Roof Fall

A day at the races

Face Training

Game On

and many others

ADULTS ONLY
3

 

FROM SHOVEL TO RIFLE
By Alan Geoffrey Sheard

(The Miner)

 

FEATURING:

A story of an unassuming miner that leaves
his Yorkshire village for a life in the Army
during the sixties

ADULTS ONLY
3

He's a good lad and a hard grafter. He loves his dear old mam and he enjoys nights out at the Pit club with his mates. He has an eye for the ladies, adventure in his heart, but! he has had enough of working underground, so what does the silly B****** do? I will tell you, he joins the F****** army

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a.sheard312@btinternet.com

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