Visitation

All in whitedescended on my doorstep,in a cloud of cologne:the amoretto, the deuce,the quicksilver sonof Mercury. Some spellsare an intercession. — Other poems about visits, hellos and good-byes: Different rides My heart was a rogue balloon Pavement Writer On a traffic island halfway across High Road, evening The mattress turned over In this place, IContinue reading “Visitation”

Star of Sirius, lapping Star of Sirius

Yesterday my poem “And a” was inspired by a CD of The Best of Boogie Woogie. Quite coincidentally, on June 3rd last year I posted a poem I’d written many years ago in response to a piece at a jazz concert. Music has long been a source of great enrichment in my life. Playing in amateurContinue reading “Star of Sirius, lapping Star of Sirius”

Her magical box

Her magical box held gnats and a nightingale.   Once opened, Both entered our dreams.   (Pandora’s Box) — Shining in Brightness, my first volume, is available for preview at blurb.co.uk I tweet as @BeadedQuill about writing, whatever obsession I’m into at that time. At present, it’s baking (more often than not, in vain) forContinue reading “Her magical box”