Reach in, to the shadows that entice

All manner of feelings

Reflections of vice

These quiet moments float

In consciousness. Semblances

Of shadows that glance

The nerve endings of truth

 

An early morning walk

In mist that shrouds

Familiar paths with mystery

Evoking spirits from the past

Softly rolling their last breaths’

Like handkerchiefs,

on thermals of grief

 

Yet the blankets

In their viscous warmth, pull me

 back to comfort

Into the mist

An ineluctable embrace

Of what has been

This tolerable dream

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Comment by mike doherty on January 20, 2016 at 22:17

I write a lot of poetry and would like to find venues in the area to do readings. One or two are 'in development' as it were but I would like to hear if there is any interest in this.


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Comment by paul johnston on January 21, 2016 at 6:41

certainly sounds interesting to me!

Comment by Samantha Gore on January 21, 2016 at 18:53

the Riverside arts centre in Sunbury http://www.riversidearts.co.uk/ has a poetry group, also a cafe in Richmond does monthly poetry nights https://www.theteabox.co.uk/, I have never been to either...

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