James Simmons

James Simmons




Born: February 14, 1933
Birthplace: Derry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Died: June 20, 2001

Occupation: Poet and Songwriter
Profile: Best known for The Honest Ulsterman.

Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Simmons_(poet)
Number of Quotes: 1






For every year of life we light
A candle on your cake
To mark the simple sort of progress
Anyone can make,
And then, to test your nerve or give
A proper view of death,
You're asked to blow each light, each year,
Out with your own breath.

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