Tag: Jonathon Penny

Thorns and Thistles and Briars (An Easter Poem)

By Jonathon Penny   This is a rather wretched place, All things considered: More paradox than paradise;   A poky little patch of dust and scrub Now parched, now drowned, Shaken and, as often, stirred;   A heaven gone to ground, Ground gone to seed, Thorn- and thistle-crowned   And for the very birds— The …

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