John Rickell

[Blackbird] (I November 1931 / York)

Poems of John Rickell

1. ..Nineteenth December.... 1/18/2014
2. A Stirring In The Air 1/23/2014
3. An Interlude 4/3/2014
4. August Rain in Madiera (Edited February 2014) 2/21/2014
5. Awake My Love 11/8/2013
6. Barmaid 11/7/2013
7. Before The Bedroom Window 1/24/2014
8. Before the clouds disperse 1/22/2014
9. Betwys y Coed 1/17/2014
10. Blackbird 11/1/2013
11. Books in dusty solitude 2/21/2014
12. Brambles Showing Green 11/4/2013
13. Breathe deep the midnight air 11/7/2013
14. Building site Walsall UK 2/19/2014
15. Burns Night 1/25/2014
16. Butterfly trapped in a Norfolk church 11/3/2013
17. Can you hear the rurmbles? 2/20/2014
18. Candles 1/17/2014
19. Chaffinch in the gorse 2/20/2014
20. Chanting in the wood 1/17/2014

Sculptor The

If I could sculpt my love,
search for finest porphry,
I would spend my life and carve
fit for Rome or Athens to rival
all that they display, then
weave a coat of finest silk
dyed in purple, rich and royal,
clinging close as skin
to hide you for myself.

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