I Have Watched the Tendriling
Midas Touch of the Sun
I have watched the tendriling Midas touch of the sun
Hardens beneath a weight of urgency.
Bruise eat sleep and die like him
Every June means being born again in a room with
He’s all there. And I’m instantly incarcerated in
Mounted in the middle of a field in a vastland of grass
Indications of ‘someone else has passed this way’.
Iain Britton’s poetry has been widely published in the UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand. Some recent overseas publications include Jacket, New England Review, Overland, Malleable Jangle, Retort Magazine, Drunken Boat, Free Verse, Slope, Tinfish, Magma, Orbis, Poetry Nottingham, The Reader, Nthposition, Stride Magazine, and Wasafiri. Forthcoming publications include Tears in the Fence, Agenda, Harvard Review and Poetry Salzburg Review. An interview and a selection of poems can now be read on The Poetry Kit—Magazine 5.
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