Joan Barton

(1908 - 1986 / England)

Biography of Joan Barton

Barton was a bookseller who had a shop in Marlborough for 20 years, and then moved to Salisbury.

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The Mistress

The short cut home lay through the cemetery --
A suburban shrubbery swallowing up old graves
Iron palings tipped with rusted fleur-de-lys
A sort of cottage orne at the gates,
Ridiculous and sad;

And lost in their laurel groves,
Eaten up by moss,
Stained marble, flaking stone like hatches down,

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