he is the quiet force
settling on our lives
as the diamond
sounds of night
cut the horses
from our dreams
Filed under poetry
Tagged as Another Lost Shark, Australian poetry, Australian Poets, Contemporary Australian Poetry, Contemporary Australian Poets, Fatherhood Poems, Graham Nunn, Graham Nunn poems, Graham Nunn poet, Graham Nunn poetry, new poem, new poem - The First 30, new poetry, new writing, poetry, poetry of Graham Nunn, The First 30, The First 30: Day 13, The First 30: Day 13 - poem, The First 30: Day 13 by Graham Nunn, writing
I love the simplicity and the elegance of this poem; and yet powerfully emotive.
Oh I am loving these verses engendered by him…I wonder what he will say about these when he begins his on writing.
Love turning this one around and around in my head!
smiles…my first daughter was no quiet force…she was a rocket with the voice of a sirene…haha… already 13 days old your boy..wow…beauty..
so exquisite it brought a tear to my eye graham
This is wonderful, although having horses cut from dreams seems like a powerful cutting that could change the universe.
He is the net trawling
your ocean floor
as current strengthens
catch him waiting
for the morning tide.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of follow-up comments via email.
Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.
Join 150 other followers