Michael Arthur

Once Upon A Time

Poetry Once Upon A Time compares the passage of time with the turning of the night sky, the stars showing transience as well as permanence. I used to watch with you And now the galaxy seems too big To contain those times when we walked hand in hand How can distance be measured By the …

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The Shadow Place

Poetry Michael Arthur’s poem renders the emotional space after love as a desolate wasteland littered with lost artefacts, a shadow place. Maps of old familiar territory Dead leaves blowing Swirling in a dusty corner A single songbird bursts forth melodically I open that first edition you gave me And read again Entranced by the familiar …

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