neville johnston


wild as whippoorwills in the night

Table of Contents

in the resurrection of time long past  1
camillia in the spring  2
fire  3
father time, sister wind  4
windmills  5
clean circle  6
space has no end  7
woman  8
the bankrupt man  9
the crowd  10
so what, faust, if for a while  11
ships without sails  12
the alien  13
the last horseman  14
ponds of love  15
pictures at Kensington Park  16
camillia’s dream  17
tribal ritual  18
the secret  19
fire, like soul  20
marathon man  21
epilogue in Britain  22
Morristown, across the river  23
kings and judges  24
the promise  25
the bridge  26
i remember a man  27
to schroeter*  28
cry uncle  29
professors at dinner  30
the prayer  31
sun-day  32
this greyness  33
after eclipse  34
the genesis of morning-sounds 35
summer-sketch  36
stagecoach 38
on the loss of a virginity  39
no ice  40
mad woman nude  41
Three Sisters*  42
tribute, on an early passing*  43
the garden  44
lloyd’s friend  45
dawn, on Morristown  46
break and enter  47
the boys are off to war  48
ancient arts  49
under a sycamore tree  50
and who would dare the sun  51
the churchyard  52
reluctantly  53
whippoorwills 54
 

 

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