Amos Greig

Rookie - 18 Points (05/04/1973 / Belfast)

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I have been working with a local small publishers for nearly 25 years. I designed their logo and helped edit some of the books. In 2001 I won a bursary to the John Hewitt Summer School and also studied poetry at James Simmons Summer School.My work has been used in several anthologies and I am currently working on my first book of poetry. I also publish an online literary e-zine called A New ... more »

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  • Amos Greig (2/11/2018 1:23:00 PM)

    I wrote the poem in 2010 the poem is about the price of the human condition in a world where industry reduces us to commodities.

  • julie preston (2/10/2018 8:36:00 PM)

    when did you write this poem? And am I right in saying that the industrial revolution and its cost is at its core?

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Best Poem of Amos Greig

Quicken Muse

Quicken muse, your words
Can spark an amber fire:
Defender of the past
Vanguard of futures
Enemy of the present.

Quicken, muse your words
Portray these foetid qualities in
Tumble down civilization
Harbinger of change, whisperer
Of possibilities?

Quicken muse, your words
An island, a door.
The Poet Oracle,
Prophet, doomsayer.

Quicken, muse your words,
Open new worlds,
Share these burdens
Deliver hope, wisdom?

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