Marcus Smith Poetry
Marcus Smith Poetry Poems
- In The Garden When I catch you (says the mother to her son) ...
- I Saw Your Name spelled with stones on the slope of a ...
- Diver Up here transparent turquoise fish with red stripes, ...
- Sez/Everything Speaks (An Exce... Connected The buzz, the...
- An Invitation Bring your boots. My cabin stands in an empty ...
- 58 In Cargo Inspectors at Dover discovered us Slumped behind...
- Shoes One shoe lying in the street. Two tossed on the ...
British/American poet Marcus Smith's newest collection, SEZ/everything, speaks, is forthcoming with Live Canon, London. He is a two-time finalist for the Cinnamon Press Book Awards. He has been shortlisted for The Bridgeport Prize twice and has published in many journals and anthologies in the UK, US and Europe. He has received prizes from Poets on the Lake, The Plough Prize and The Southern ... more »
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In The Garden
When I catch you
(says the mother to her son)
You won't catch me
(says my lover to me)
(I've locked the garden,
I've hid the key)
Give it to me
(says my love to me)
I caught you!
(laughs the mother to her son)
You in crimson grab my arm,
bite my hand for the key.