A final stroll through my poetry archives by Sally Cronin at Smorgasbord Blog Magazine.
This time she has uncovered a poem that was written while I was, myself, in the act of uncovering. A thickly painted piece of magnificent Victorian Ash – a majestic tree, tall and straight hardwood.
This wood was acquired from a salvage yard after it had done service for many yeard=s as seating around the sides of a now demolished Council Swimming Pool.
I love this wood and used the occasion of its uncovering to create a poem in celebration.
Once again, I thank Sally for her support. SHe runs a brilliant blog and is a prolific and excellent writer in her own right.
Scootch across and take a look at this poem, but at the rest of her place as well. It’s a true smorgasbord, over there.
Welcome to the series Posts from Your Archives, where bloggers put their trust in me. In this series, I dive into a blogger’s archives and select four posts to share here to my audience.
If you would like to know how it works here is the original post:https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2019/04/28/smorgasbord-posts-from-your-archives-newseries-pot-luck-and-do-you-trust-me/
Frank Prem is an Australian author with two collections of poetry that describe his childhood growing in a small town… and the second, the dreadful wildfire that rapidly engulfed communities and took many lives. Both of which I have read and can recommend. I am delighted to be allowed to sample his archives to share with you.
In June 2017, Frank posted a poem a day.. and so I have chosen the poems he posted on this day and then the subsequent poems that correspond to his posts here…
stripping by Frank Prem June 25th 2017
beneath the paint
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