Monthly Archives: June 2015

ULYSSES BY THE MERLION

Originally posted on Lit With Me:
ULYSSES BY THE MERLION (for Maurice Baker) Edwin Thumboo I have sailed many waters, Skirted islands of fire, Contended with Circe Who loved the squeal of pigs; Passed Scylla and Charybdis To seven years…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A change in direction

Though I’m known as a writer of fiction, I’ve also been writing and publishing poetry since the mid-1970s. I love poetry. Writing poetry is, for me, both joyous and freeing. At this point in my life and career, I am … Continue reading

Posted in art of writing, George Polley, Poetry | Tagged , | 2 Comments

psalm 84: dreams of homecoming

Originally posted on Yedid Nefesh:
through lit windows i see them. i can even experience however vicariously, their soft contentment as they move back and forth through the glowing warmth of their homes. like sparrows burrowing their nests they seem…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Two poems

Monarch Yellow Veined Poised Upright Un- Moving Lifting Lofting Dancing Weightless Wings Flying Every afternoon a gray squirrel runs to the edge of the roof tests the distance and the wind and leaps catching the tips of a branch then … Continue reading

Posted in butterfly, nature, Poetry, squirrel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment