Poetry Blogs (2012, sea)
Curlews cry, an Aegean sky: a boat
lifts and falls. The heat of noon, a lethargic
gloom, she's tracked with light this star-struck night.
Moon-shadows cast, it's cool at last, this sweep
and swell, this road to hell. The ship's becalmed
with false alarms, this attic night of bone-white light:
no palimpest, no Grecian zest.
A sapphic wind balloons the moon, fans the fog's
Thursday 23rd August 2012 3:30 am
Tuesday 19th June 2012 7:38 pm
The Sea presses
I listen to
the languid waves
sweep onto the shore.
The water flows softly.
This is a sound that I love.
The birds glide
like a dream on the water.
With full bellies they
fly off to their
homes and babies.
Friday 27th April 2012 5:38 pm
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One with the Storm
The battered fishing boat sets out in the storm.
The crew knows that something is wrong and that someone will die.
As they pass the coast the storm savagely worsens.
Through the rain a small figure is seen atop the cliff.
All in white, a ...
Saturday 10th March 2012 7:07 pm