Richard George

Rookie (June 1,1965 / Cheltenham, U.K.)

Raining Kettles And Walking Sticks (Bryntitli, Above Llangurig, April 1992) - Poem by Richard George

England's rivers throng this sky.
Dogged by skua westerlies
clouds disgorge pans
as men left them, slate seams
veined with native iron.

Tussock moor: my track dissolves.
A croft, abandoned, huddles
in a lee of pines at habitation's limit:
still, into a pool of spume
its spring somersaults, gleeful, whisky rust.

Nimbostratus poises.
I splash-face, taste the ore,
a curlew whimpers:
Welsh water emigrates
to Severn plains, and the sea.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 7, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, March 5, 2010

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