Winston T. Gylles
Winston T. Gylles Poems
- Please Excuse Venerable old man shaken by some frisky ...
- Whence A flush of diadems the wink of heralds bats askew ...
- Bud 'N Betty Bud 'n Betty both hate to swear not on a Bibly ...
- Look Back From Me Hugely great cogs have meshed squared ...
- I'M Not Looking My Someday Bes... I'm not looking my Someday ...
- Positive Point Of View We sat together for a while Watching ...
- Cannabis Sativa Renewable resource Season of the witch THC ...
Born in the late forties, in then small town Ottawa, Ontario Gylles recalls competing for gold stars in the poetry memorization contest set up by a grade eight teacher called Sister Barbara Ann. He obtained gold stars for the recitation of The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert William Service and The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe. When he actually wrote his first poem remains enshrouded in a past far to distant to permit easy retrieval. They were most likely in the genre 'Roses are greenish, Violets morose...'
After completing an Honours degree in Psychology, he enrolled in a Journalism program and frequently wrote for the Charlatan, a varsity rag. A few news articles later, Gylles ... more »
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Venerable old man
shaken by some frisky wind
for I too
am a venerable old man
come from the world of cool
so I'm told
You've camped by the fireside
bricked in the oven, over long
It is unintentional
if ashes and cinders blow about
the robes are turbulent
the times unruly
disciples are delinquent
theirs is a faith
of free doubt and hard question
Old fellow, of such distinction
I know you
have met others of our kind
have encountered the postures
know of deep retrenchment
petty personal ...