Tag: browning

Top Soil

“All the breath and the bloom of the year in the bag of one bee: All the wonder and wealth of the mine in the heart of one gem:”* Soil is toil is earth and garden path miniscule minerals dispatched to flower patches of veg bound round orderly… Continue Reading “Top Soil”


(1) The sculpture Ugly with sin and savage as an infidel seed of a sorceress in league with a devil yet lord of this Island by a mother’s will she who’d ask the moon at times to make the tides stand still Outcast illusionist stole the stony citadel fatherly, masterly, held me in his thrall commander of windfall, rainfall… Continue Reading “Caliban”

May days

“And after April, when May follows, And the whitethroat builds, and all the swallows!” And after May..but I wish for a never after holding fast as Faust to a month’s moments when the lanes foam at the mouth with birdsong frothing with petal and wild chervil a volcanic eruption of aqua vitae… Continue Reading “May days”