Poetry Blogs (2012, sea)
Nigel Astell on Disappearing in the midnight air across the meadows (7 minutes ago)
John Coopey on SOMEONE FOR EVERYONE (SHE CAUGHT ME SNIFFING HER PANTS) (37 minutes ago)
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
The city is drenched in gold tonight
The sea is silver, like my temples
My hands feel older now than ever
But my mind and my grip is so much surer
Than back when I was younger;
I've run from love when it got tough
My hair was bleached in boiling light
I helped as many people as I could
Still, my thoughts were darkened in the wilderness
Felt alone in crowds of s...
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