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Accomplices To Illusion: poems
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Publisher:  Assembly Books ISBN-10:  095398334X Type: 
Pages: 

184

Copyright:  May 6, 2007 ISBN-13:  9780953983346
Non-Fiction

A collection of nearly 200 new poems arranged in 7 (loosely) themed sections. It supplements the titles that comprise my 'Love And Human Remains' quartet and was published in May 2007.

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Excerpt

DEDICATION

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A BEACH

Sun and moon, sailing fickle skies
to safe harbours;
Sea, like a cabbage-stained tablecloth
edged with white lace;
Heads peering up, peering down
as they have always done,
listening to waves, voices of the heart
that stay with us, move on with us,
play a part in our lives, no matter all
temporal hosts come and gone,
sun and moon out of reach, cabbage
stains on the world’s tablecloths…
tales told by shells on Bournemouth
beach of those whose faces may
blur with time but we remember them,
who died of AIDS and not to blame
(the fruits of love bitter-sweet, yet better by far to live by it than hate)
nor sexuality, physicality, morality,
any match for our own mortality
but as small boats on a passionate sea
driven by a feeling for integrity;
Come a time when death may put love
out of reach, then take a walk
on the sand, talk with the waves, listen to shells on Bournemouth beach
(or any other that stirs a grieving soul
to recover the heart’s grail);
join a passing ship awhile, carrying
family, friends, lovers, even
old neighbours…by day and night,
be they gay or straight…cruise
Loving Memory’s fair shores, share
old jokes, laugh about crises
over cabbage stains on best tablecloths

To inner eye (and ear) time never deleted
nor love, though AIDS, ever defeated


[Bournemouth, Dorset, March 2006)


Note:

I have read to audiences in Bournemouth (UK) on several occasions. After one if these, I felt very privileged to be asked by its chairman to write a poem for DAMSET, an HIV-AIDS Awareness project in Dorset. http://damset.co.uk

I feel very strongly that there should be more such projects and the world in general is failing its young people by an appalling complacency towards the spread of HIV-AIDS. Far more needs to be done by way of educating adults and children and raising awareness.

DAMSET has involved local schools and their pupils in creating a memorial mural to people in Dorset who have died of AIDS. - RNT




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