Poetry There are a number of poets among the Ovi team, so we have gathered the together here.
| ||Monuments of Seven Boats|
I would as soon write free verse as play tennis with the net down. - Robert Frost, 1935
Thrown up by the earth, and violently.
Long journey down again to earth, slow and slowly.
It's a long ride, and seldom fun.
| ||The Conceit|
Beneath all sense and sensation
Where the secret gears revolve,
Where the snap and slap of molecules
| ||Analysandly blind|
Came the call.
The lunatics have escaped!
They hide within
The closing walls.
| ||Results all speak for themselves |
Each permanent aspect lovingly shaped,
Each linear detail painstakingly cast ,
Results then speak directly for themselves
Like ties that in perpetual time enduring last.
| ||Translations from the Cinema - Ballad of a Soldier|
The boy is young, but with his country invaded, he is first of all a soldier.
He performs such an unexpected heroism that he is given leave to visit his home.
He has ten days.
There are chaotic conditions, there are many adventures, many diversions,
| ||Jerusalem after its fall|
This maternal arrangement is so
unexpected. The feeling of these
passing habits. These dry leaves
in autumn. A departure from the smoke found in truth and
miracles. Stones inherited this
| ||Dying Light |
I swam in the ocean at sunset,
I played blues on my guitar,
I barbecued spare ribs on an open fire,
| ||Blueprint & The Stars All|
He was deft, dramatic and determined.
His aim was the perfect drive
Moulding physique and stamina,
| ||A Sleep Over|
With a smile on his face
And brown paper bag He knocked on our door
With everything he had