This week’s Tuesday’s Poem post is: The Poet as absent-minded neuroscientist: The Whitsun Weddings by Philip Larkin & Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov.
The commentary by Auckland-based novelist, poet and playwright Zireaux, who chose the excerpts for this week’s post, is illuminating.
As always there are other poems to be found by following the links in the side bar.
I was moved by Story Teller Vine, Rega by Melissa Shook.
Helen Lowe’s Outback expressed what we saw on a recent visit to Australia’s Top End.
My Grandmother’s Love Letters by Hart Crane was Elizabeth Welsh’s choice.
Clare Beynon celebrates Eggs.
Mary McCallum manages to mix and make sense of a breast scan, a mouse trap and an earthquake in Victory.
Harvey McQueen sings A Song Of Spring.
Tim Jones walks Down George Street In The Rain.
While on poetry – Beattie’s Book Blog has September Quake by Jeffrey Paparoa Holman.