I have hundreds of copies of my father’s poems in boxes and folders. He wrote a poem or two most days of his adult life, and many more in retirement, and sent me carbon copies of his latest ones every week after I left home.

A folder of poems by my father, which he typed on his Remington Noiseless Portable typewriter – not so noiseless from what I remember as a child.
A poem by my father Warren Richards, 1973
Rescued from my sister’s garage, it has been serviced by George Blackman, Bexhill on Sea.