Sing 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.

Jerome Betts

If you have any comments on this poem, Jerome Betts would be pleased to hear from you.