Category: Poetry

Train lines

The earth of the Fens more purple than brown raped yellow in April with blizzards of blackthorn and silver birch woods scarred to the bone Across flat lands the gaze is free to wander topped by skies reaching in for a closer look ii stirring the once dormant landscape… Continue Reading “Train lines”

the snag

marked by cloven clamouring insatiable satyrs and the pursuer, Pan resistance etched in your scarring dyed-in-the-wood maiden hand-in-hand with nemesis goes the worm through fleshy underside stripping bark, sickening the rose, * dryad choice of bride or suicide masked foresters and their careless hands armoured in dismembering chains shall scatter to the meadowlands sawdust and firewood remains… Continue Reading “the snag”

Paranoid poem

We see faces everywhere, literally and figuratively – it can be fun but I recall as a very small child being shy of a stranger’s gaze. to the point of having to hide. Taken from the Wellcome exhibition I constructed this diptych and the following lines ensued, in… Continue Reading “Paranoid poem”