Tuesday Poem

Tuesday Poem: Song of the Mare

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Do not love me too much, do not love me too much,
For there’s trust in my eye but there’s flight in my touch

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Tuesday Poem: Winter Coat

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Amazingly, the thing I want to write about
Is the colour of the coat you wore that winter.

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Tuesday Poem: In Bookshops Now

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We were inveterate readers, you and I –
The Penguin Modern Classics generation:
We took our values from that pale grey spine

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Tuesday Poem: Hopeless Love

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How shall I hold you, gone from me soon?
I shall hold you to me as the cloud holds the moon.

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Tuesday Poem: I Drive. You Count the Miles and Navigate

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I drive. You count the miles and navigate.
Choosing a crooked route, we alternate
Between the mountain passes and the plains

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Tuesday Poem: The Falcon to the Falconer by Jonathan Steffen

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Unleash me from your hand
And I will lance the light for you;
I’ll cut a sword-blade on the wind
And pennant it with flight for you
To signal I am yours
If you will free me to be true to you.

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