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Ode to Didcot Power Station

Kit Wright


Ode to Didcot Power Station

Kit Wright


Poem introduction

This one, recently written, 'Ode to Didcot Power Station' - well, why not, I thought, it's not very much loved, by and large, Didcot Power Station - I have inherited grandchildren who live very near it and I find it rather beautiful, I think that landscape would now lack something were it missing. And brooding upon it, particularly when affected by the rain, I find it sort of gives rise to reverie and I thought if you're going to have an ode, why not go the whole hog and pull out all the stops, with 'thee's and 'thou's and fairly antiquated language. So, 'Ode to Didcot Power Station':

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