Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth

Nesting Colly   I have only one basket,  moss sheets in designer bowl.  I set it near my pantry -  hedging best for greater storms.   Its lining prevents cracking  so eggs nestle undisturbed -   about, distracting clutter -  jealous it be left alone.    It looks like last year’s cradle -  that sets me … Continue reading Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth

Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth

Draughty Winds   Those minor things of no report - but I first found them there - make mark more than bedpost notch, and vivid, forty on. The old bus they drove us touring though southern states at war - grandiose white churches, some black guy cutting lawn.   Between gigs we slept coach seats, … Continue reading Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth

Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth

Meet up at the River    With Chris, by reeds, before day heat, dawn song went down to the river.   He, college man,  middle ‘Yonges’, long gone, soul and body doctor, journal only google, atrial fibrillation access, leaving own sugar needle flask once on station platform, boarding panic.   Assamese coffee shop, assumed hippy … Continue reading Poems by Stephen Kingsnorth