Canvey Island


Bumble Park, Labworth, 2009

I live on an island called Canvey
Where the people are friendly and nice,
If anyone asked me to leave here
I know I wouldn’t think twice.

Because this is my little haven,
A place where I feel so good
By breathing the air and smelling the sea
And seeing trees grow as they should.

I come from living in concrete,
The only thing green was a park.
The faces had changed from happy
And I never went out after dark.

So Canvey is my home now
Where its lovely, I’m happy to stay
With the sea, green places and many friends
I know I wont go away.

This poem was passed to us by Edith Hayes, we thought it worth publishing. We do not know who wrote it if so if anyone can tell us please comment below.

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