Monthly Archives: January 2008

Video Poem: The Drunken Soldier

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Poem: The Drunken Soldier

THE DRUNKEN SOLDIER The drunken soldier broke down the wrong door Inside was a circle of saints lifted off the ground To the sound of gunfire a really supernal yellow light shone round them His jaw dropped and his heart … Continue reading

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Poem: Lake on a Hill

LAKE ON A HILL Is a lake on a hill closer to God than a lake on a plain with its bright reflective waters? Is the dial on the watch of a saint closer to true time than the dials … Continue reading

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Poem: Ladders

LADDERS for John Heron Some ladders go up some ladders go down It’s true! Of course all ladders intrinsically go both ways both up and down though we prop one up to climb out of somewhere or put one down … Continue reading

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