Poetry Town began in 2015 with a weekly poem displayed in the window of Kirkdale Bookshop. Following overwhelmingly positive responses from customers we have decided to partner with Sydenham Arts to build on the idea and fill Sydenham with poetry not just by famous poets but by local people, both young and old.
6th December 2017
eating fragrant grass out of your hand.
that follows everywhere in your footsteps.
twice as bright and sparkly just for you.
rippling snake-like at your feet.
whose honey and whose scent are yours alone.
For you I’m all of these,
I gave you my soul in all its guises.
The doe, the dog, the heavenly body and the flower,
the living water flowing at your feet.
My soul is all
for you, my