All Just by David Herd

By David Herd

The poems during this assortment are made out of the fractured words and competing idioms of up to date move and the interpretation among private and non-private spaces—conversations that begin and are damaged off; public bulletins intervening in deepest events; an emergency that's approximately to spread within the history. Taking bearings from Dover and London and wrestling with subject matters of elegy and protest, authentic constructions that ensure the place humans can move, and the futures that pass them, the poems discover the social areas during which humans movement. The ebook asks what it ability to be at huge on the planet and what language is on the market to record the adventure.

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22 Requiem for the Crappies The pockets of our greatcoats full of barley No kitchens on the run, no striking camp We moved quick and sudden in our own country. The priest lay behind ditches with the tramp. A people, hardly marching on the hike We found new tactics happening each day: We'd cut through reins and rider with the pike And stampede cattle into infantry, Then retreat through hedges where cavalry must be thrown. Until, on Vinegar Hill, the fatal conclave. Terraced thousands died, shaking scythes at cannon.

Her stomach shrunk, she exhilarates in mid- water. Its throbbing is speed through days and weeks. Who knows now if she knows her depth or direction? She's passed Malin and Tory, silent, wakeless, a wisp, a wick that is its own taper and light through the weltering dark. Where she's lost once she lays ten thousand feet down in her origins. The current carries slicks of orphaned spawn. ) )4 7 Vision Unless his hair was £me-combed The lice, they said, would gang up Into a mealy rope And drag him, small, dirty, doomed, Down to the water.

So whether he calls it spirit music Or not, I don't care. He took it Out of wind off mid-Atlantic. Still he maintains, from nowhere. It comes off the bow gravely, Rephrases itself into the air. Whinlands All year round the whin Can show a blossom or two But it's in full bloom now. As if the small yolk stain From all the birds' eggs in All the nests of the spring Were spiked and hung Everywhere on bushes to ripen. Hills oxidize gold. Above the smoulder of green shoot And dross of dead thorns underfoot The blossoms scald.

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