Category Archives: sonnet

If I did not write

If I did not write  I could clean house Wash the curtains, hang them on the line Polish my small table and my mouse Make  a chocolate cat and drink more wine If I did not write I could go … Continue reading

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Another mind

From time and place and season I am lost, Disorientated ,missing tracks well worn. Do not suppose I’m unaware of cost, Nor label me with epithets of scorn. For usual paths lead to the usual place. The safest way to … Continue reading

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Outside the Lamb and Flag

Flung into the heights by a fast car I had a feeling time had gone  too slow I  fluttered like an unsmoked black cigar No fear nor anguish  gave me any blow As I flew I looked down at the earth … Continue reading

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Into this green dream, its world is hauled

From being a cliche, lawn, flowers, boring shrubs My years of sickness grew the garden wild Now a meld of birdsong, wind, and wood I yearn to enter, yes, I am beguiled. Like an island in the suburb’s sprawl The penetrating … Continue reading

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Behind me the imagined Abbey dreams

The knobbled grassy hillocks we walked on May  be the graves of monks who are long gone The vertical remains in one high wall From which a blackbird makes his sunset call. The  plainchant sung for centuries is here For … Continue reading

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From being wise, a fool I am now grown

Although I cared for my old one alone It seems now he is gone I need advice From being wise, a fool I am now grown So I am given orders; oh, surprise! Do I sleep or eat or wash … Continue reading

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