Category Archives: Verses

Autumnal

Swans out of the north, pushed by wind, sweep in like caped cavalry; lanced uhlans in flight from a broken field. A litter of sudden grey stones creep across the pasture – another drop of fieldfares late last night. Smoke … Continue reading

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Urthona Review

Urthona arts journal has reviewed my ‘Wandering About’, and I’m pleased. Review in the arts journal, Urthona  issue 32 Harry Nicholson is uniquely himself in ‘Wandering  About’. Here is a poet with working-class origins who writes of his native North-East … Continue reading

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Wandering About

After gentle prompts from my good lady, this month I published many of my poems from the last twenty years. It was easily done through CreateSpace, and is to be found as paperback and eBook on Amazon, Poems inspired by … Continue reading

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Vajrasattva

Vajrasattva (diamond-being) enamel on copper – from a 7thC Indian image. I’ve neglected these pages of late, I’ve been transcribing a late veteran’s war memoir (it’s been accepted into the Imperial War Museum and the Australian Memorial) and editing a … Continue reading

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Change

The sky is empty Grey wind off the green North Sea The swallows have fled

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The cuckoo is back on the hill

The cuckoo returns Now the haze of birch changes From purple to green

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Green Linnet – a new review on Amazon.

5.0 out of 5 stars Treasures in the landscape, 29 April 2013 By M. Harris “Mike @ Acute Angle books” (London) – See all my reviews (REAL NAME) Amazon Verified Purchase(What is this?) This review is from: Green Linnet (Kindle … Continue reading

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Looking for Self

This appeared today – on the wind like the first swallow. Looking for Self Buttocks press on the meditation stool. Instruction: check posture. Sensation: slight curvature at base of spine. Automatic straightening for tension release. The body lifts and ease … Continue reading

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Harry Nicholson

Harry Nicholson.

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Chotah Wallah

Today, a brief homage to a lost dog. Our paths crossed 23 years ago during a march across the Himalaya into Zanskar. The day before we reached the highest point, he crept nervously towards our party. He looked a beaten … Continue reading

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