.

think only this

where has the bugger gone

to hell in a handcart
or lurking in some cloud
that is forever
dripping
and a harp
so sadly out of tune

ash
on the wind

sinking
to the deeps

whatever
whenever
however

.

 

 

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Milner Place took to writing poems in English in his late fifties and has since had 10 poetry books published. The latest is a selection from all his books, The man who had forgotten the names of trees, Moloko Print, by the editor Ralf Friel, with artwork from the noted artist Harald Haeuser. This volume also includes an essay on his work by the late Todd Moore. He has worked for BBC radio and television as a writer.

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