Almanac Poetry: Two Poems – Tommy Mallet

 


Dusk

 

A storm breaks in good lazy time,
then goes to work,

 

rising more than falling,

 

turning air dark,

 

before lifting us all into its sky.

 

 

But this coupe has a deadline,
there’s no stopping.

 

 

Eventually,

 

I’m standing outside my home, amongst

 

moths and lightening,

 

watching

 

an owl take flight.

 

 

Wind and storm pressure push

 

and shove at me,

 

as this raw weather shifts,

 

to romance.

 

 

 

 

And Thought Of You

 

Last night I made a delicious dinner,

and thought of you.

 

 

I dreamt incredible dreams,

and thought of you.

 

 

In the morning I went to work

under a strong spring sun,

 

sweating,

 

no shade for hours,

 

 

and thought of you,

and thought on you…

 

 

More from Tommy Mallet can be read Here.

 

 

 

 

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Comments

  1. A couple of good ‘uns here, Tommy

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