Poetry

Ivan Head: Four Poems

Hindu Blue In the beginning God said The colour green Will remind them of me.   Then said Blue will do too. But having thought a lot About grey   Also said OK. Ivan Head   Memory Siding: Cookernup 6220 It was Cookernup Siding Where the Bunbury Belle stopped on request. I stood there and watched the horizon point Where the tracks appeared to merge Though we knew they never touched. I wanted to see the train Emerge from that point of telescopic unity A train dot appearing from a point. Much later we pondered the philosopher’s Round tower that…

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