John Thorkild Ellison (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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- A 'Bad' Mother Grieves
- A Ballad of a Rock 'n Roll Dreamer
- A Ballad of Aberdeen (Mild Green Vipers)
- A Better Type of Crime (To a Moral Prig)
- A Biological Trick
- A Bird of Ill Omen
- A Bit of Advice to a Bit of a Stud
- A Bit of the Other
- A Bloke Called Sid (Aggro-Man)
- A Boy Forever
- A Brush-off
- A Calendar
- A Case Of Double Values
- A Certainty
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.