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Andrew Taylor - Four Poems



Andrew Taylor

Aedon

In no spring was there
more noise wailful

but with recognition
perhaps

different waking
pattern alertness

Orange tips along
footpath

Quietness here
there perhaps

that sorrowful song
rising such mournfulness

mythological departures
a cover break




Eternal Feeling Movement

To sing of spring
to seek the omens
of true spring

drive south fly
north do not hide
as a fragment

beneath out of
view rather fizz
like the energy

off a packed
square’s concrete
when it’s least

expected rise above
the early hum




As you move through the world

Sort the merry
in myth ground
voluptuous hidden
leaf flower melancholy
magic air song

Summer’s spot abroad
as happiest fame
nightingale in sunburst
Provençal immortal
thought unborn




The Sound of Pine cones cracking in the Sun

New heart on a pole at dawn
these are the days

so nature loves a vacuum
that first call shocking

the night jealous of intrusion
squeak of wooden shutter

to watch is to alter engagement
it is song we track messenger

of spring bring your best
calendar countdown

virtual recognition oceanic
feeling morning after

mythology management
silver cord of sky & longing





copyright © Andrew Taylor, 2020


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