Richard Corbett Poems

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Richard Corbett
Richard Corbett (born January 6, 1955, Southport, Merseyside) is a Member of the European Parliament for the Labour Party for Yorkshire and the Humber. He has been a member of the European Parliament since 1996. Under the single member constituency system that predates the present proportional representation system, he represented Merseyside West. Educated at Farnborough Road School (Merseyside), the International School (Geneva) and Oxford University, he later did an external doctorate at the University of Hull. At school, he was captain of the Football team and played for the junior team of a Swiss second division club. At Oxford, he was Secretary of the University Labour Club and Chair of the European Students (YEF). He co-ordinated the Oxford student "Yes" campaign in the 1975 referendum on Europe. He also raced for Oxford against Cambridge at skiing.

to his son, vincent corbet
What I shall leave thee none can tell,
But all shall say I wish thee well:
I wish thee, Vi... [read poem]
the dong with a luminous nose
When awful darkness and silence reign
Over the great Gromboolian plain,
Through the long, ... [read poem]
there was an old man with a beard
There was an Old Man with a beard,
Who said, "It is just as I feared! --
Two Owls and a He... [read poem]
the pobble who has no toes
The Pobble who has no toes
Had once as many as we;
When they said "Some day you may lose t... [read poem]
the akond of swat
Who, or why, or which, or what, Is the Akond of SWAT?

Is he tall or short, or dark or fai... [read poem]
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