Check Out...
Category: Poets Corner

Poets Corner – Raymond Holt – December 2018

Poets Corner – Raymond Holt – December 2018

The Country Verger by Raymond Holt The pansies never smiled today The daffodils grew shorter, As if they knew she wouldn’t be round To change their dirty water. The harvest mouse who lived for years Inside the threadbare hassock, Fell fast asleep, curled like a ball Inside her scented cassock. The ...

READ MORE +

Poets Corner – Raymond Holt – November 2018

Poets Corner – Raymond Holt – November 2018

Mother's Hallway by Raymond Holt This is the hallway leading to her front door, That opened onto a country too often at war. The stone step had no feelings, but it wanted to cry, When her children grew up and she kissed them goodbye. Look at the curtains that kept in the light, As she hid from the ...

READ MORE +

Poets Corner – Raymond Holt – October 2018

Poets Corner – Raymond Holt – October 2018

When I found home By Raymond holt I arrived in Cranleigh, In the Spring of seventy three. Four cars were in the High Street, Strange to the likes of me. Ambling along the pavement, Completely on my own. It was Wednesday. Half day closing, Everyone had gone home. Church bells were ringing, Graveyard ...

READ MORE +
X