Poeme a la mystérieuse

Poeme a la mystérieuse

I HAVE BEEN MEANING TO GIVE you this poem for over a year. Last week I was watching a BBC documentary about Surrealist painters, and Robert Desnos was mentioned in passing. The time had come. I will keep this article short because the poetry must take centre stage....
Tears of a Solitary Parent

Tears of a Solitary Parent

I see You on the distant horizon at that line between sea and sky Just can I see You, but only just. Is it You? Above the smoke which separates land and Lord Somewhere You are there. You are, I know. I  will soon have to go, and here I ask Your time The burning,...
Zen and Sea Fever

Zen and Sea Fever

  I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking, And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn breaking. Sea Fever ...