Meeting-Points

My Shadow at Night

A Second Song of I and Thou

There are two themes at work is this series of “songs”. One is I and Thou. The other is I and My Shadow. I am alternating the themes each day, like plaiting a piece of string. So for this third song, here is I and Thou again.

Of course I… Continue reading A Second Song of I and Thou

A Song in Praise of my Shadow

Songs from our Seclusion (congratulations, Keir Starmer)

What can poetry offer our enforced Corona seclusion, this locked-in time of question, tension, upset and loss, this desert time ?

In some eras and cultures, poetry has played and still plays a major role in the community’s life. In others, barely… Continue reading Songs from our Seclusion (congratulations, Keir Starmer)

The Severn in the Neighbourhood of North Italy

 

 

The question is, I suppose, what makes a neighbourhood, at the present time ? North Italy is quite a distance away from the river Severn, and in lock-down. But so is Britain, I and my next door neighbour and neighbours. 

But now that we in Britain have “got it… Continue reading The Severn in the Neighbourhood of North Italy

Severn Shorts

I am getting to know the River Severn. A longish poem about it is already up among the “collected works” on the right (“Of My Neighbour the Severn”)

Here below are some later brief impressions, or experiences, of the Severn’s nature.

The picture above was taken by Nicola Knoop.

 

  

 

Poems in Memoriam in Time for Lent

I am uploading another collection of poems here. I am also adding it to the collections listed down the right hand side of this blog’s home page.

“Another” collection, but not a new one. Some of its poems were written several years ago, although every year, I check… Continue reading Poems in Memoriam in Time for Lent

Live Music Sweeps the Board

 

A few years ago, I worked free-lance in central London as a sort of facilitator on behalf of the local mental health services. I had been trained as a social worker and for decades previously had worked as a manager of community centres for people with long term… Continue reading Live Music Sweeps the Board

Homage to Captain Beefheart in a Time of Plague

 

 

   And I’ll ride homeand I’ll ride home.The sound of the tyres is soothingthe sound of the tyres is soothing.And home’s elusiveand home’s elusive.

And home is where I find myselfhome is where I becomeand home is where I find myselfhome is where I… Continue reading Homage to Captain Beefheart in a Time of Plague

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