Robert Dummett


Robert Dummett Poems

41. To Daddy....In Loving Memory 1/10/2011
42. Today With Thanks 4/17/2011
43. Sugar Cane 2/23/2014
44. No Love, No Light, No Logic 5/2/2011
45. The Journey 9/20/2017
46. The Spirit Moves 10/3/2017
47. Sea Forest 10/4/2017
48. Homecoming 3/18/2014
49. Son Of The Soil 12/13/2017
50. A Shift In History 1/19/2018
51. Some Sundays, Some Trains 12/6/2017
52. Anaemic Lamps 6/26/2017
53. Unpaid Bills Of Humanity 6/1/2006
54. Law And Order 7/20/2016
55. No Tears For Me 8/26/2015
56. When Darkness Falls 7/28/2013

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When Darkness Falls

The moon slides peeling the orange sun.
Seaward seagulls sign a truce of silence,
But cricket has not read the script
And bowls a babble to bats leaving crease
Running out for the night,
Frog, prince of the slime and puffed up like a
Pharisee notes the pitch, pulls no bull,
Hops and tosses a beamer in bass.
The beach buttons up its khaki suit
And sands the galvanize sea smooth,
Save for lover's slaps upon rocky heads;
The lighthouse stands as proud as a phallus-
To ships a friendly flasher,
To buoys a phosphorous professor,
A blast from a ...

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The Great Leveller

Silently she stalks the corridors of time,
A piper faceless in a world of mist,
Her chord, a dirge dreaded by mice and men
Rattles shields even of the gods -
Immortality shakes in a change key.
Now, the deaf hears her music -
Sombre, insistent, final;
Her performance holds no encore for her
Audience, and in the dark she reigns supreme,

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