Benjamin Markham

Rookie (The Lake District)

Benjamin Markham Poems

1. The Lavender 4/4/2007
2. The Ark 4/4/2007
3. Patience 4/11/2007
4. 11/04/07 4/11/2007
5. As The Rain Fell 4/11/2007
6. March 4/11/2007
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The Ark

I had a thought about how the world should be
About Power -
Equality -
I ran my fingers through my hair
I counted every strand -
Only to find, hidden
A bald Spot
From which years of neglect
Was there no colour left

We shook hands as we met, our palms
barely touched
This day was supposed to be celebrated
they said -
All I could think of was Mary, and
the way she held my stare.
I waved to the shore as
the envelope of the Tide
recipricated against the rocks,

I knocked on each door, Slowly
they trickled out -
We ate together, We ...

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