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John Thorkild Ellison

Rookie - 41 Points (17/04/51 / Edinburgh)

Biography of John Thorkild Ellison

For biography, please see my poem 'The Failed Mystic'.

John Thorkild Ellison's Works:

'Shadowy Flowers of Orcus' volume of poems privately published in limited edition by Newcastle Bookshop at Haltwhistle. Also, similarly, a thin volume called 'Poetry Kills'. And in 2009, a new volume entitled ' A Bit of a Larkin'. In 2011, 'Wendy Couldn't Cope' In 2012 'An Elegy for My Father'

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Letter from Prison

In my cell I've daubed the heart's graffiti
On the wall, but I cant tell
Why I'm here, or why
They've kidnapped Jesus.

A long time ago
They said I had cancer of the soul
And took me to a strange place
Where there were no women.

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