goodbye old year

Last piece in the Poem a day series. Thanks to all who've come along with me. Hope you all have a Happy New Year. More - the same and different - in 2018.  Watch out for Seventeen Syllable Poetry work. away in the distance the beginning I know here at my feet is the end … Continue reading goodbye old year

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Revisiting the ‘Pilgrim’ series

In 2017 I posted a series of 60 odd poems in a series of meditations I refer to as the Pilgrim series. In 2018, I will post the remainder - around another fifty odd poems, but I thought it would be appropriate now, at the end of 2017, to revisit the first set, by referencing … Continue reading Revisiting the ‘Pilgrim’ series

weighing the world

Poem #110 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction the old cast-iron scales were located standing against an outside wall at the entrance to the museum he recalled from his childhood stepping on the platform with its too-fluid wobble that always … Continue reading weighing the world

A Poem a Day review (Part 5 and final) – October 2017 – December 2017

This is part five of my review of the Poem a Day series, bringing it up to the present and the conclusion of the series. October, November and December of 2017, with  3 pieces from each month highlighted. I hope the poems have brought some variety and pleasure into the reading life of those who … Continue reading A Poem a Day review (Part 5 and final) – October 2017 – December 2017

A Poem a Day review (Part 4) – July 2017 – September 2017

Part four of the review of the Poem a Day series, crossing from Winter to Spring. In this installment, July, August and September 2017, with  3 pieces from each month highlighted. As always, please feel welcome to revisit some of these poems. July 2017. 26 poems. Wind and frost and rain. Coffee, flames and fire, … Continue reading A Poem a Day review (Part 4) – July 2017 – September 2017

through his work I know him

Poem #108 from a series of poems drawn from the imagination and collected as: a Bachelard reverie. Back to Bachelard and me – Introduction I know this man well I have read every one of his books I have studied every word of his prefaces the headings for each chapter I have looked into the style … Continue reading through his work I know him