Trevor Maynard Poems
- At John Donne's House John Donne once lived here Or so it ...
- Even Should Lawrence Expiate T... Even should Lawrence ...
- White Heat The mountain is there to be climbed The weather ...
- The Weights About My Feet Do N...
- The Fall the carpet was a stringy grass thick stranded and ...
- Redundant C A long slow, excruciatingly so, word in my ear. ...
- Diana I didn’t really notice her, to start with, A girl ...
Born the year Kennedy was shot, Trevor celebrated his 38th Birthday the day the Twin Towers were hit. His first collection of poems LOVE, DEATH and THE WAR on TERROR was published 2009 with his new collection KEEP ON KEEPIN’ ON published in 2012. He has the edited two anthologies of poetry garnered from new media, social and professional networking, THE POETIC BOND and THE POETIC BOND II, and ... more »
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At John Donne's House
John Donne once lived here
Or so it says on the blue plaque
Erected to commemorate
On the house opposite, the other side
Of the Navigation
We are near Newark Priory, whose history
I do not know, but I would surmise
The monks who once lived here
Do not live here now
Donne, famously revealed that no man
Is an island; we are not alone, though I
Think he was postulating God, not aliens
True or not, man may not be alone but
Man certainly wanted to be alone sometimes
Away from his own ubiquity, his own company
We mass together; ...