Thomas Coston

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  • Shaun Cronick (11/18/2019 6:27:00 PM)

    Thomas Coston is a captivating poet who writes with incredible imagery that it is simply breath-taking. Such well written poems of superbly filled originality, that is an absolute joy to read and treasure forever. Poem Hunter is lucky to have him grace it's pages with his atmospheric and enchanting and magical imagination. As readers we are simply and humbly indebted. Thank you Thomas.

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Best Poem of Thomas Coston

Preying At The Ten Bells

As the night creeps in,
Smoke from London's hearths descend,
Swirling - dancing with the fog,
Haloing gaslights with a thickened haze,
Cloaking a flash of a six inch blade

Shadows become a blackened abyss
Frightened stragglers scurry to a place that's secure and bliss.
For a murderous madman has terrorized this den
Of prostitution and the criminally bent.

On the East End, where self-respect isn't known,
Lives poverty and predation in a marriage of woe.
Four pence for a bed in public housing
To be turned out if you're short a ...

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