Mark Vanner

Mark Vanner Poems

1. The Great Estate 1/7/2004
2. Street Lament (For H.S) 5/7/2005

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  • Julie Hayes (8/14/2005 9:59:00 AM)

    Hi Roger, apologys for the length of time it has taken for me to reply. Thank you for unearthing this moving poem. I have recently changed my email address so I have mailed my contact details onwards to yourself.

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  • Roger Harding (5/7/2005 1:45:00 PM)

    Hello Julie

    I recently came accoss another poem by Mark Vanner which I discovered in an anthology book. I have forwarded the details of this publication to your email address and hope that it will be of some help. I have also added the poem titled 'Street Lament(For H.S) ' to the exsisting library.

    Kind Regards

Best Poem of Mark Vanner

Street Lament (For H.S)

Everywhere is her,
The endless smoked-grey streets,
The spewing cars, the empty bus stops,
The broken-down cinema, the hissing trams,
The crowded square, the new trendy bars
That spill out into the fountains,
On rolling thuds of drum and bass,
Out into forever,
And I am crying now,
Crying for the girl I never had,
Everywhere is her,
The starving busker and his dog,
The fat mayor and his limousines,
Couples kissing on backless benches,
The boy who waits by the left stone lion,
For a girl who will never show,
Everywhere is her, ...

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