Love poem #101 – John McAteer

mad as a midwinter nightmare
as cold and unreal
and vexed

astonishingly vivid
desperate
honest like stone
crude

brutal as space
and wide
empty
full of rapture and quiet and glare

all the potential
of a ticket
a coin

labyrinth
mystery
woman

  

Published by geoffreyericsmith

Director of, BEST, Befriending and Support Team for Foreign Nationals in HMP Wandsworth

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