And John Kinsella in Dantesque form – Poets speaking up to Adani – John Kinsella
And this one by Michael Farrell is a bewdy, (even if you don’t care about coal mines and corals) Poets speaking up to Adani – Michael Farrell
How many names for a woman? Girl, sweetie, whore
wife-before-she-knows-it, mother, crone, missus.
But I called you by your name — Leonora. Continue reading
Forget the sass of the satirist – spell it out: plain please.
And if some are sulkier for their likenesses and aliases
on-screen for any super-user’s pet pretense
let them fester I say; Continue reading
between the sirens and creaking keels,
pines in sunshine and the crescent moon
jagged by clouds Continue reading
that so tentative ticked on my roof last night
wouldn’t rouse any but a sleeper on a promise Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about binaries in poetry lately and came across two gems to share. Continue reading