Thursday, 30 May 2019

Last on Poetry24

I had nineteen poems published by Martin at Poetry24 in 2018. Nine more  in 2019 — the latest, and last (because Poetry24 is closing for submissions) is: I read the news today. It was also the last submission Martin at Poetry24 put up. I'm honoured.

I read the news today - news and news and news… the news never sleeps

"…the whole world weeps, sheds water from its fractured veins, 
finds its bedrock shattered or under pressure, under duress, 
it oozes blood, a blood-like fluid, a thin extraction, 
the Earth’s crust sobbing, mortally wounded by stabs of greed"