August 1, 2011

Three Englyns by Andrew Taylor

September Fields II

A sweet golden calm sets at summer’s end
kick fallen leaves in tyre tracks
those gone somehow still remain
as gouges in fallow earth


Bird House I

Cleared garden reveals a damaged bird house
first thoughts ideal for fire
I don’t need the fuel so
after repair a new home


Sparrow

Stunned sparrow eyes wide panting on its back
we watch for hiding cats
it recovers takes flight
leaves memory on glass


Andrew Taylor is a Liverpool poet and co-editor of erbacce and erbacce-press. Poems have appeared in Red Fez, Durable Goods, Fire and Willows Wept Review amongst others. His latest publication is ‘Comfort and Joy’ an e-publication from Ten Pages Press. He has a PhD in poetry and poetics.

 

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