The Lark
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The Lark

An Opal Luminosity

At the five-bar gate

Photo by imagenation.jpeg on Unsplash

Evening dark, damp, cold
Retreat into electric caves
Try not to think about you
In your grave. Your soul
Meandering. Suicides in GB
Buried in unconsecrated
Ground, until a MP topped
Himself and was buried
In Westminster Abbey 1822:
Viscount Castlereagh. I think.
Easier to digress than to confess
How flummoxed am I
With the whole unholy business
Of not saying goodbye.
I want you…



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John E Marks

John E Marks


I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can