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Ministry of Memory by Tom Bristow

In 100 Poems, poetry on February 14, 2009 at 12:31 am

Title: Ministry of Memory
Author: Tom Bristow
Number: 61/100
Allocated postcode: EH1

Ministry of Memory

the last cloud will shift east over the meadows
gutherie street will shine in moondust
glass will be swept down chambers street
and slowly darkening edinburgh will slumber

terrific leafless trees shine tirelessly
while rain comes over from glasgow
gargantuan and wet and wild and warming
while the barren trickle into each slow second

and slowly darkening edinburgh will slumber
a widening slumber into the fiery tapestry’s mnemonic
as from an ancient traveller
who asking for water found the pulsing of a soul

  1. […] de Luca No. 59: Edinburgh Volte-Face by Christine de Luca No. 60: Telepathy by Tom Bristow No. 61: Ministry of Memory by Tom Bristow No. 62: Dùn Éideanns by Martin Mac an t-Saoir No. 63: Imlach by Andrew Greig No. 64: Scotland by […]

  2. i choose this! can i?

  3. God I need the sunshine again… Just got back from Cyprus, How life Tom???

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