Daily Archives: May 18, 2016

Evening Comes Like a Delusion – John Tansey 

Evening comes like a delusion With dimly lit lamps of amber,  And just enough shadow, For  Any ghosts you want to step out of. The day is over, right or wrong. Nothing more is to be asked of you. But … Continue reading

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Empty Nest – John Tansey

With the boy’s room, draped in white sheets This whole year, like a cocoon, preserved, in amber,  She closes another album: The fossil record of their marriage,  Steeped, in the earthen layers of clay. Then, turning to face him, two … Continue reading

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