A Song Of Toponyms
(With apologies to Morris Bishop)
Fulking, Ogle, Eype, Vange, Speen,
Piperís End, Tintwistle, Gore,
Pinvin, Twitchen, Fobbing, Preen,
Wrangle, Healing, Ripple, Ore.
Eccup, Bacup, Vobster, Trull,
Mousehole, Mamble, Clench, Churt, Moy,
Beer, Wroot, Privett, Mucking, Mull,
Friskney, Snead, Snave, Shute, Rum, Foy.
Plush, Wyre Piddle, Shorne, Wool, Sheet,
Pinchbeck, Goosey, Yelling, Knill,
Shelley Bowells, Leek, Reach, Street,
Faccombe, Bawdsey, Snitter, Brill.
If you have any comments on this poem, Jerome Betts would be
pleased to hear from you.