Trevor Maynard

Rookie - 10 Points (11th September 1963 / Rochford, Essex)

Trevor Maynard Poems

1. Together 5/14/2013
2. Diana 4/11/2013
3. Redundant C 4/11/2013
4. The Fall 4/11/2013
5. The Weights About My Feet Do Not Stop The Motion Of The Waves 4/11/2013
6. White Heat 4/11/2013
7. Even Should Lawrence Expiate The Pity 4/11/2013
8. At John Donne's House 4/11/2013
Best Poem of Trevor Maynard

At John Donne's House

John Donne once lived here
Or so it says on the blue plaque
Erected to commemorate
On the house opposite, the other side
Of the Navigation

We are near Newark Priory, whose history
I do not know, but I would surmise
The monks who once lived here
Do not live here now

Donne, famously revealed that no man
Is an island; we are not alone, though I
Think he was postulating God, not aliens

True or not, man may not be alone but
Man certainly wanted to be alone sometimes
Away from his own ubiquity, his own company

We mass together; ...

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