Richard J Tilley:

Writer, Researcher, Poet

for a display of bellicose roses

In the sunken duress
of our fathers’ joy

Pin up the garden rage
for a display of bellicose roses

cheat the sin
of quickened indifference

and bask under too much covers
where your hiding composes
erubescent dissolving memories

  • Not previously published. Written after a dry spell of not being able to write anything for a few weeks. To be featured in forthcoming collection that has gone by too many tentative titles to be worth mentioning.
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