John Thorkild Ellison

Rookie - 103 Points (17/04/51 / Edinburgh)

John Thorkild Ellison Poems

1. Poetry Can Damage Your Health 8/19/2005
2. A Certainty 8/21/2005
3. A Monody 8/21/2005
4. A Day in March 8/22/2005
5. A Fantasy 4/27/2007
6. SEX 5/21/2008
7. A Confession (a sexual prose-poem) 11/10/2009
8. An Alien's Valentine 1/8/2006
9. A Drinker's Prayer 1/24/2008
10. A War Hero's Lament 3/10/2008
11. Alcohol 4/1/2008
12. A Calendar 1/5/2010
13. A Brush-off 3/1/2010
14. Epiphany 11/17/2005
15. A Walk in the Country 1/29/2006
16. The Alcoholic Gives in to Temptation 6/3/2008
17. 'For Godsake Hold Your Tongue and Let Me Love' 9/7/2010
18. A Poem For A Friend Dying of Cancer 11/30/2012
19. A Case Of Double Values 9/3/2009
20. A Woman's Choice 9/11/2008

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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