Giles Watson

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Giles Watson was born in Southampton, but emigrated to Australia with his parents at the age of one, and lived there for the next twenty-five years. In addition to poetry and painting, he writes essays on natural history and mediaeval visual culture, is an avid walker, photographer and amateur naturalist, and has a keen interest in theatre. His ac ...

Popular Poems
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Forget-Me-Not

'Forget me not, ' I thought you said,
and your gaze was straight and true.
I wondered, by your garden's edge,
could I disremember you?
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2.
Pearl: A Translation

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Perfect Pearl – prince pleaser –
Clear and clasped in precious gold:
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3.
Morrigan

1. Morrigan

There's a way of ripping Roman flesh
that only ravens can do. You take
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4.
Willowherb

Last winter, incendiaries ignited
A bloom of flame in your bedroom,
And the gramophone gouged
Through ‘Lili Marlene’ one last time
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5.
A Kind Of Bright Darkness

There is a stile still standing in the ghost
of a hedge, and a broken gate beside it, opening
on the pathless nowhere of a ploughed field.
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