Tag: poem

Islands of the blest

“Night comes, an angel stands Measuring out the time of stars, Still are the winds, and still the hours… countdown, just as the beetle’s watch ticks across these draughty rafters the roof lifted skyward, with another notch scored into honeycombed hereafters dreams envision, marble… Continue Reading “Islands of the blest”

what’s in a poem?

visuals in verse is poetry strip-lit ideas along ley lines – rhymes seasoned to taste melodious metres that pulse and quicken a tick-tock lexical diction worming away with sound skaters on figures of speech – or drydock dictionaries  when poems fail to sail us… Continue Reading “what’s in a poem?”

Shrouded in blue

“Reach me a gentian, give me a torch! let me guide myself with the blue, forked torch of a flower down the darker and darker stairs, where blue is darkened on blueness, even where Persephone goes” Steep me deep in Plutonium blue when into Bluebeard’s… Continue Reading “Shrouded in blue”