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 Monody 8/21/2005
3. A Certainty 8/21/2005
4. A Day in March 8/22/2005
5. SEX 5/21/2008
6. A Fantasy 4/27/2007
7. An Alien's Valentine 1/8/2006
8. A Confession (a sexual prose-poem) 11/10/2009
9. A Drinker's Prayer 1/24/2008
10. 'For Godsake Hold Your Tongue and Let Me Love' 9/7/2010
11. A Walk in the Country 1/29/2006
12. The Alcoholic Gives in to Temptation 6/3/2008
13. Alcohol 4/1/2008
14. A Calendar 1/5/2010
15. A Brush-off 3/1/2010
16. A War Hero's Lament 3/10/2008
17. Epiphany 11/17/2005
18. A Poet Complains 5/13/2009
19. A Love Poem for Nicola 1/14/2013
20. An Alcoholic's Remedy 1/6/2015

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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