Your Tiger – Rg Gregory

(in china it is symbolic of darkness and the new moon) in your night’s hollow the tiger stalks black grasses have licked …

Two Spanish Poems – Rg Gregory

(a) orihuela-time the sun in orihuela calms the dust and people glide about the streets at ease (problems left indoors to cool …

From Imperfect Eden – Rg Gregory

(1) and off to scott’s (the dockers’ restaurant) burly men packed in round solid tables but what the helle (drowned in hellespont) …

Transformations – Rg Gregory

(service resettlement courses at studio fronceri – west wales) and the swords came in their varying degrees of shininess and sharpness – …

Two Thursdays – Rg Gregory

when the doctor came on a monday he looked at my mother and said there’s something seriously wrong here – she’s had …

The Wounded Angel – Rg Gregory

(from a painting by hugo simberg) those who bear the wounded angel are they honoured or destroyed far beyond their comprehension are …

Doughnut Denial – Rg Gregory

(an ascetic poem for karen’s birthday) fancy having a birthday on a thursday when you do the buying of the doughnuts and …

Ducks And Wisdom – Rg Gregory

[from a motif by Jean Dunand (1877-1942)] seven lacqueur ducks on a silver pond their rippling held in a moveless frieze nothing …

New Age – Rg Gregory

(i) how new the world is trying to find nerve in an old rind (ii) the bread is crumbled for birds to …

Eight Roundels – Rg Gregory

(roundel: variation of the rondeau consisting of three stanzas of three lines each, linked together with but two rhymes and a refrain …

filtered – Rg Gregory

a nearby field provides the plants sometimes with a wild profusion (organisation seems a long way off) it takes an eye used …