David Lewis Paget

Nottingham, England/live in Australia
David Lewis Paget
Nottingham, England/live in Australia
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Larkspur

Words roll free from a tongue sometime
From a sometime, tongue-tied tongue,
Words that were heard by the stream and the bird
When the world and the wild were young,
When the world and the wild were young, sometime…
(Larkspur, marigold, ebony, lime) .

Sounds that were born in sweet young breath
In a bubble-sighed, trouble-tried time,
Sounds that were found by a child at the breast

In a bubble-tried pantomime,
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Ernestine Northover 21 January 2006

Gorgeous! A beautiful flowing poem, so unusual the way it's so well constructed, if that makes sense. Loved it. Love Ernestine XXX

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