Strobes, flutter Rotten egg of sulphur Spike & sneeze Tiny Pressed tight / between desks Tests & equations – Definition / distinction Different views Where I saw you / split second / In the raw Waiting for the experiment First chemistry lesson But what was learnt? Hoar frost – lost my vantage point The notes, the plot, & past.
-- Stephen C. Middleton is a writer working in London, England. He has had five books published, including A Brave Light (Stride) and Worlds of Pain / Shades of Grace (Poetry Salzburg). He has been in several anthologies, including Paging Doctor Jazz (Shoestring), & From Hepworth’s Garden Out(Shearsman, 2010). For several years he was editor of Ostinato, a magazine of jazz and jazz related poetry, and The Tenormen Press. He has been in magazines worldwide.