Pendragon – Owse up Treliske by Bert Biscoe

Another tongue-in-cheek poem from the pen and voice of one of Cornwall’s foremost poets           (Photo Steve Tanner) Vyager gans Geryow (Bert Biscoe) lives in Truro. He is a poet and songwriter whose work draws on his interest in history, politics, social justice and language. He represents the people of Moresk…Continue Reading “Pendragon – Owse up Treliske by Bert Biscoe”

A passing thought behind Trurra Cathedral – A Poem by Bert Biscoe

 The Cockpit Chapel   Bert Biscoe brings us another of his poems, this time with Truro’s rich religious history in mind.     A passing thought behind Trurra Cathedral       The first signs of pretention came In the eighteenth century When the burghers granted permission For a spire to cap The miserable chapel…Continue Reading “A passing thought behind Trurra Cathedral – A Poem by Bert Biscoe”

Goodnight, my land. Goodnight!

 Portscatho on New Year’s Day 2023         Bert Biscoe brings us another of his poems, this one in reflective mood – of things past, of people past, of Cornwall past.     Goodnight, my land. Goodnight! Dedicated to Hilary Thomson of Portscatha   I remember in the not-so-dim And still fresh past When pilgrims and…Continue Reading “Goodnight, my land. Goodnight!”

Tid’n Onen hag Oll this Mayor

Bert Biscoe shares his thoughts on a subject which affects all who care about Kernow. You may agree or disagree with his view but it cannot be denied that the decision will have far-reaching consequences.   Tid’n Onen hag Oll this Mayor   To tell a People whose modern mythology includes the rejection of sugar…Continue Reading “Tid’n Onen hag Oll this Mayor”

Governor Generals Get There Soonest – A Poem by Bert Biscoe

    Vyager gans Geryow (Bert Biscoe) lives in Truro. He is a poet and songwriter whose work draws on his interest in history, politics, social justice and language. He represented the people of Boscawen Division on Cornwall Council. The Division was formerly called ‘Moresk’ – an unbroken link from civic administration to the hurried…Continue Reading “Governor Generals Get There Soonest – A Poem by Bert Biscoe”

Yew Tree at Perranwell Station – a Poem by Bert Biscoe

    (Photo Steve Tanner) Vyager gans Geryow (Bert Biscoe) lives in Truro. He is a poet and songwriter whose work draws on his interest in history, politics, social justice and language. He represents the people of Boscawen Division on Cornwall Council. The Division was formerly called ‘Moresk’ – an unbroken link from civic administration…Continue Reading “Yew Tree at Perranwell Station – a Poem by Bert Biscoe”