ancient lay lines illuminate oral lore a global stone grid black coffee swirling in a spiral galaxy stargate in a cup obelisk to sky glyphs and hypogean can we crack the code leaves are falling the circle of life and death undertaker crows honeysuckle grows around the arch of midnight into the wormhole a trodden nettle still offers herself to bees and us to make tea curious magpies search ploughed field for baubles sunlight glints on them faded photographs moments hanging on the wall futures blank behind cherry blossoms bloom then fall in wind and rain on human chameleons red chrysanthemums show fractals of clarity time sows mutations
Strider Marcus Jones – is a poet, law graduate and former civil servant from Salford, England with proud Celtic roots in Ireland and Wales. A member of The Poetry Society, he is the creator and editor of Lothlorien Poetry Journal. His five published books of poetry https://stridermarcusjonespoetry.wordpress.com/ reveal a maverick, moving between cities, playing his saxophone in smoky rooms.
His poetry has been published in the USA, Canada, Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, France, Spain, Germany; Serbia; India and Switzerland in numerous publications including: Dreich Magazine; The Racket Journal; Trouvaille Review; dyst Literary Journal; Impspired Magazine; Literary Yard Journal; Poppy Road Review; Cajun Mutt Press; Rusty Truck Magazine; Rye Whiskey Review; Deep Water Literary Journal; The Huffington Post USA; The Stray Branch Literary Magazine; Crack The Spine Literary Magazine; The Lampeter Review; Panoplyzine Poetry Magazine; Dissident Voice.