Tag: polaroid poems

running water

these byways slither between cities longitudinal and spurring on to borderland and port towns – sluggish perhaps and disjointed in part though once they raced like quick-silver where joggers mill along their shores base clay channels in replica of rivers bastardising originals in the rush to make water outrun coach roads – and after grinding grubwork of navvy gang came… Continue Reading “running water”

little faith

Stone deaf the silence of the void: “who are the faithful?” murmur hangers on peering from lank and salt-tongued grasses hushed house of God that rang with prayer and praises through earth to heaven glass of arc stained light shone His eminence Medieval pomp all spent by circumstance an upkeep too steep for the dwindling mass dissolved… Continue Reading “little faith”

Walking the waters

If I were Jesus I would walk on water too not for sensational splash headlines just the feel of droplets unpeeling underfoot lightness of being on surface tension the way a breeze tests tensile struts of spider webs waterstriders do the walk on buoyant feet all two hundred and… Continue Reading “Walking the waters”