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last update:

17th Sep15

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poetry favourites: George Szirtes
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Ink Sweat & Tears

 

and in the shop…
pamphlet collection –
“After Orwell”,
Poetry ID;
 
fantasy volume –
“The Voice of Heaven: Ulbic Stories of Wise Men and Heroes”
 
in anthologies – “Coming into Leaf”, “Junction”,
and
“From Different Skies”
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May

Bird music:
young beans are dancing
about their poles
in morning light.
 
In the shadow
potatoes
rise pensively
one leaf at a time.
 
The bumblebee
meanders
around raspberries
wound with bindweed.
 
Under an arch
of ivy
sleeps that old serpent,
the garden hose.
 

Dennis Tomlinson

published in Lunar Poetry, Issue 2, 2014, ISSN 2056 3566;
and in Coming into Leaf: An Anthology by Poetry ID, 2015, Poetry ID,
ISBN 978-0-9542867-4-3