Crossing Time
  • Crossing Time

    Published in limited edition by Paper Dart Press 1998

    Poems of the Dartmoor pixies by Susan Taylor

    84 pages – perfect bound

    Illustrations by Paula Cloonan and Tom Williams

     

    Published on the 150th anniversary of the birth of Dartmoor writer, William Crossing.

     

    from As Your Eyes Are Somewhat Altered

     

    Trust not the pixies' call,

    they will get you up at daybreak

    with trills like small birds sing.

     

    You'll be impelled to leave the farmhouse

    just as first light hits the frost,

    ordinary things will take up fascinating shapes.

     

    The pitchfork you left out last night

    looks new, the shaft of ash grown pale

    like you had never touched it with your hands.

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      Bring flowers on this winter night

      where all the garden sleeps

                                      beneath its leaves

      I ache for the sweet of petal...