poetry pf header

 

 
home>poets>Andre Mangeot

André Mangeot - about André      more poems

this poet is taking part in the poetry pRO project

events listing

 

home button poets button features button

links button shop button about ppf button email ppf button

 

 

 

previously published in TLS, No. 5008, 1999,

in collection "Natural Causes", Shoestring Press, 2003,

ISBN: 1 899549 86 2

 

Natural Causes

 

Rodriguez Petrón:  stabbed.

Eva Waters:  scarlet fever.  

Van Houten:  beaten with a stone.  

Chas Helm:  shot.  

Holo Lucéro:  killed by Indians.  

Peter Smith:  struck with a poker.  

Frank Bowles:  thrown from his horse.  

Freddie Fuss:  stagnant water.  

John Heath:  lynched by a mob.  

Thom Cowan:  diphtheria.  

John Gibson:  crushed by a wagon.  

Mrs Stump:  died in childbirth.  

Geo Johnson:  hanged by mistake.  

Billy Kinsman:  crime of passion.  

Delia William:  arsenic poison.  

William Carpenter:  kidney infection.  

Charley Storms:  cardgame shooting.  

Lester Moore:  "four slugs from a .44".  

Kansas Kid:  killed in stampede.  

Malvina Lopez:  charcoal fumes.  

Archie McBride:  consumption.  

James McMartin:  "over consumption".  

Mrs Pring:  suicide, hydrate chloral.  

Brady Boys:  drowned while swimming.  

Foo Kee:  ptomaine poisoning.  

Johnnie Blair:  smallpox.  

Unknown man:  mining fall.  

Mrs Brown:  natural causes.

 

André Mangeot

 

    last update:

 

 Andre Mangeot photo

e-mail André

poetry favourites:
Joy of Six
Salt Publishing
Shoestring Press
New Writing

ppf shop on-line...
Poem Card -
"Give Me Five"

shop elsewhere ...
collections - "Natural Causes", Shoestring Press
"Mixer",
Egg Box
Publishing


© of all poems featured on this site remains with the poet
site feedback welcome