Archive for: December, 2018

Uncategorized December 23, 2018

CHRISTMAS EVE

A seasonal sonnet (click the Play button below to hear the audio version):   December Eleventh, chill and misty morning I sat with laptop, plagued with writer’s block Our semi-precious baubles hung, adorning The Christmas tree; I tried to write, ad hoc A verse to grace a card to greet the season But how could

Uncategorized December 6, 2018

T’OLD FIELD

If self is a location, so is love: Bearings taken, markings, cardinal points, Options, obstinacies, dug heels, and distance, Here and there and now and then, a stance. Seamus Heaney, ‘The Aerodrome’ A seasonal reprise of another poem: