“Gorse Fire” and other poems by Myra Vennard

“Gorse Fire” and other poems by Myra Vennard

Gorse Fire (The people is grass)                              (from the Scriptures) Above the ancient friary ruin —wind blown — downfrom the mountain  — smoke —(no shrouding mist)against a scorching sun. Flames of fireburst and run across the pathafter my tardy footprint. Was it [...]

‘Stormriver’ and other poems by Myra Vennard

NIGHT TREE Along the river bank street lights are lighting   the darkening waters glow the sun is low   the mountain crouches low in shadow   light drops from light dark creeps back to night …   my mind struggles with a paradox – gleams from a self-source   and light falling from a [...]