Treasure Island

Ken Smith

(1938 - 2003)

Poems of Ken Smith

1. Duck at Haldon Ponds 1/3/2003
2. Encounter at St. Martin's 1/3/2003
3. Fast Forward 1/3/2003
4. In the Next Street 1/3/2003
5. Possessions 1/3/2003
6. The Secret Police 1/3/2003
7. The Shadow of God 1/3/2003
8. The Window of Vulnerability 1/3/2003
9. Train 1/3/2003

Duck at Haldon Ponds

At evening watches the duck
slow feeding the waterline.

Praises the duck. Such a fine
white miracle breasting the mayfly.

Green of her tail feathers,
space of her neck doubled in water
paddles off with my mind.

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