M.L. Emmett

Rookie (Reading Berkshire England)

M.L. Emmett Poems

1. Sonnet For A Suicide 6/14/2012
2. Ashes, Atoms And Nothing More 6/14/2012
3. We Are Such Stuff... 6/14/2012
4. The Summer Garden 6/14/2012
5. Beulah Road: Home 6/14/2012
6. Spring Offensive 6/14/2012
7. Lavinia At Twenty 6/14/2012
8. Invisible 6/14/2012
9. Poems And Love 6/14/2012
10. Snatching Time 6/14/2012
11. Autonomic Noire 6/14/2012
12. Anorexic Peach 6/14/2012
13. Morning Armistice 6/14/2012
14. Bavarian Aunt 6/14/2012
15. Search For Mr Right 6/14/2012
16. Turkish Smyrna 6/14/2012
17. Where Ships Come To Die 6/14/2012
18. Still Bringing Them Home 6/14/2012
19. Telling True, But Slanted 6/14/2012
20. Natasha In The Snow 6/14/2012
21. The Fusby Poet 6/14/2012
22. The Rusty Tin Of Consequence 6/14/2012
23. The Alchemy Of Loss 6/14/2012
24. Writing Martin 6/14/2012
25. When I See You 6/14/2012
26. The Golden Glow 6/14/2012
27. Backstreet Beauty 6/14/2012
28. Two Seasons In One Day 6/14/2012
29. This Is Not Manet's Paris 6/14/2012
30. Come Dancing 6/14/2012
31. The River At Henley 6/14/2012
32. Flying With Fury 6/14/2012
33. Worn Down Days Of Winter 6/14/2012
34. Sea 6/14/2012
35. Sewing The Moon In The Sky 6/14/2012
36. Mad Man Walking 6/14/2012
37. Seasons Of Madness 6/14/2012
38. Waterloo Sunset 6/14/2012
39. The Lives Of Poems 6/14/2012
40. Poems And Time 6/14/2012

Comments about M.L. Emmett

  • Tim Stensloff Tim Stensloff (6/14/2012 10:08:00 AM)

    I really dig your poems. You're one of the few on the site that has legitimate talent. Keep writing (and posting) and I'll be reading.

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Best Poem of M.L. Emmett

The Forensic Science Of Grief

You breathed your last breath from the air
in this room;
that threadbare Persian carpet
holds flakes from your skin;
hairs from your head
corkscrew the dented cushions
scattered and idly waiting on the sofa;
bed linen scented with your sweat
the goose down doona that stole
your last warmth;
sleep spit and tears
human moisture that permeates
the acrylic layers of your pillow;
an eyebrow hair wedged in the tweezers;
a clipped nail that flew off
somewhere out of sight;
that new toothbrush used only once; ...

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Where Ships Come To Die


On the mud flats of Padma Delta
where the mighty Ganges slides
into the Bay of Bengal
ships come to die.

Rusting oil tankers,
container ships from Panama
passenger liners,

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