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Fire on the Mountain

They lit fires on the mountain
They thought it would be fun
To set fire to the mountain
Then run, run and run

The birds upon that mountain
Didn't see it as a lark
As they tried to save their babies
In the fire and the dark

Nor did the snakes and lizards
And the baby rabbits
Who like to play
Their dead and roasted bodies
Can be seen up there today

The once green and yellow mountain
Is now dead and filled with ash
And the wildlife may never recover
Because some fool lit a match

by Dennis T Baker


Last Modified on: 05-11-2015

Forthcoming Events

Jack and the Beanstalk

Date:
16 - 25/02/2018
Description:
Rainbow Valley Productions are presenting their hilarious (and occasionally scary!) version of "Jack and the Beanstalk"

The Great War Exhibition

Date:
18/02/2018 - 18/03/2018
Description:
The Great War is a well researched exhibition about WWI and will be of interest to people of all ages

Little Shooters Netball

Date:
25/02/2018
Description:
Little Shooters provide a fun and energetic play-based netball class for kids between the ages of 2½ & 9 years old

Go Gym with Valleys Gymnastics at Pontypool ALC

Date:
25/02/2018
Description:
Recreational gym classes for ages 4+ at Pontypool Active Living Centre
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