Jonathan Ballam

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Biography
I've been writing poetry since the age of 10. I was weaned on Yeats, Ted Hughes and R.S. Thomas. I see myself as a hunter of simple images. I also enjoy philosophy, heavy metal, and social commentaries.

For more info see my blog page:
> philosopherpoet.wordpress.com
Popular Poems
1.
Peter Piper
Peter piper picked a pair of pristine pens
From the local bookstore.
They were blank
Silver coated Cronin chrome, with two small golden knobs on the end
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2.
Melting
It must
be in the dream
I had.
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3.
Because I'M So Small
the dry drain
burn-soaked tears cripple me
the pain smudges the purple night
moans thrum in me
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4.
Out On The Lake
Out on the lake I sit, the
grass is emerald, and the
lips of the leaves are green.
Alone, the birds talk like lovers,
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5.
Pond Evening
2 swans floated
on 1 black: 1 white – I
never knew – a calm
lake?
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