Duncan Brown : Writing

The Glassman

The Glassman

A Poem by Duncan Brown


There’s a pawn shop broking on the corner Doin’ some good business As the venerable beads of the abacus announce Their returns..
Clocking in time

Clocking in time

A Poem by Duncan Brown


Clockertime is mechanical chronology Clickering clackering on the timeline Straighteningly narrow to a thin finality Riveting each ..
It’s Only Rock’n’Roll

It’s Only Rock’n’Roll

A Poem by Duncan Brown


Rock’n’Roll is another heaven An’ a separate dwelling in hell It occupies your beating heart And deals you with a killer so..
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

A Poem by Duncan Brown


Twelfth Night is just the right night For a Feste fool of such clever light To leave his mark upon the page His food of love is just the ..
Visions of America

Visions of America

A Poem by Duncan Brown


A very poem-y poem.
Janis Kali

Janis Kali

A Poem by Duncan Brown


The wild sound of creation and destruction Drove that Mercedes all the way from Texas Wrapping it round the lamppost of America Creating l..
Epitaph (For Hugh MacDiarmid)

Epitaph (For Hugh MacDiarmid)

A Poem by Duncan Brown


A redcoat broke a sacred trust That every poet’s words are just Fail he will and fall he must His hymn to ruin his song to ..
Feline Sonnet

Feline Sonnet

A Poem by Duncan Brown


That abstract form in patterned space Such a glossy shape of fatal ambience Seamless as a renaissance masterpiece A perfect camouflag..
Sin

Sin

A Poem by Duncan Brown


Indwelling in dreams that are unseen Sleeps a song that remains unsung In the silent sound of waking vision Until that moment love was unveil..
Not Waving

Not Waving

A Poem by Duncan Brown


Narcissus loved in his mirror Because it never let him down Such a beautifully trusting lover Made his eyes seem quite darker And he never ever lo..

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