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brian_s   Junior Editor

I am an imagist poet,in 2009, I labelled an anonymous trochiac monometer* as a Footle,(a 2 line/2 syllable couplet,with an integral title,light hearted,witty in theme) and promoted widely on the internet thereafter. *FLEAS Adam/ad'em.My Spaces form,is an Imagist offshoot of the original concept created by Gael Turnbull,the Scottish poet in 1967 In addition to my interest in short-form imagist poetry( Monoku,Crystalline,American doublet,Lanterne,Cinqku,American cinquain etc) I recite and post my longer poetry to youtube under my pen name ichthyschiro.

Submitted Poems 15 total

The Church Floore

The Church-floore. MArk you the floore? that square & speckled stone, Which looks so firm and strong, Is Patience: And th’ other black and grave, where with each one ...

by George Herbert

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6 months ago
My Love

crosswise-MY LOVE Your face your eyes your smile So deep so green so warm Awoke met mine dear heart In me that day a part In me tha...

by Brian Strand

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6 months ago
Eve of Execution Elegy

My prime of youth is but a frost of cares, My feast of joy is but a dish of pain, My crop of corn is but a field of tares, And all my good is but vain hope of gain; The day is past, and yet I saw no sun, And now I live, and now my life is done. ...

by Chidiock Tichborne

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6 months ago
Ogam Inscription form

|| /// | ||| in stone they left their name until writing came to fame

by Ogam

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6 months ago
The Mystery

I am the wind which breathes upon the sea, I am the wave of the ocean, I am the murmur of the billows, I am the ox of the seven combats, I am the vulture upon the rocks, I am the beam of the sun, I am the fairest of plants, I am the wild boar in v...

by Amergin

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6 months ago

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