Friday, 25 January 2019

Hugh McIlvanney - d . January 24th 2019

Some write only
of the goal,
the punch,
the victory.
the soul of the crowd,
the spirit in the knockdown,
the unfolding universe
in the eternal game.

Read about Hugh McIlvanney here

Saturday, 19 January 2019

Windsor Davies - d. January 17th 2019

Jungle steams as gunners toil
at hollowing a grave. Left behind,
the corpse of empire, boiled
down to a Battery Sergeant Major’s bark.
Oh dear. How sad. Never mind.

read about Windsor Davies here