mountain haunted by Mary Franklin

mountain haunted

rockscwmsmorainestarnscliff-likeslopes
rockscwmsmorainestarnscliff-likeslopes
rockscwmsmorainestarnscliff-likeslopes

where a Welsh giant
sat in an enormous armchair
to stare at the stars

whenyouspendthenightontopyouwakeupamadmanorapoet
whenyouspendthenightontopyouwakeupamadmanorapoet
whenyouspendthenightontopyouwakeupamadman
or a poet

 

Mary Franklin has had poems published in Iota, The Open Mouse, Ink Sweat and Tears, London Grip, Message in a Bottle, The Stare’s Nest and various anthologies. Her tanka have appeared in poetry journals in Australia, Canada, UK and USA. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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