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Another Time, Another Place
IOI (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Another Time, Another Place

I’m very glad I came the day.
the dragon ships put out to sea.
To race in the time honoured way.
A sight magnificent to see.

Established by long precedent.
The boats are crewed by volunteers
and every crew is confident
This year the honour will be theirs.

The winning crew do not expect
to win a prize of great value.
But they are sure to win respect.
Which is the goal that they pursue.

It is an annual event
something to look forward to
A day of feasts and merriment
and meeting friends both old and new.

When it grows late the light will fade.
Our holiday draws to its close.
we say farewell to new friends made.
and memories too we will not lose..

27-Oct-08

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