Biography of John Rickell
I am a countryman by nature.With my retriever I am in the country most days. Living in a small market town in Shropshire UK
I have been writing free verse since 1970 I am a singer of plainsong and Gregorian chant, which has significantly influenced my poetry.
I have published a book of poems'A stirring in the Air'with photographs by Tom Scot, a grandson, it is being sold on Ebay by SHINE, the charity which cares for those with spinabifida.
John Rickell's Works:
'A Stirring in the Air'
- The Lane
- Butterfly trapped in a Norfolk church
- The Chapman
- The Art Gallery Walsall
- Sculptor The
- Queen Anne's Lace
- In Awe Of Nature
- The Building Site (Walsall 2009)
- London Pride(edited January 2014)
- London Pride
- Earthly bond
- Midnight yet to strike
- The Water Mill
Is there no rose?
Is there no rose of pure delight
no lily white or blue bird wing
rival to your charms and opal skin.
Do I wake or am I sleeping,
honey-bees in sleepy drone
liquid sweetness from the
lotus bloom and honeysuckle arch
Such pure delight no rose can tell,
is there such and do I dream?