I've been writing poetry since the age of 10. I was weaned on Yeats, Ted Hughes and R.S. Thomas. I see myself as a hunter of simple images. I also enjoy philosophy, heavy metal, and social commentaries.

For more info see my blog page:
> philosopherpoet.wordpress.com


Jonathan Ballam Poems

Because I'M So Small

the dry drain
burn-soaked tears cripple me
the pain smudges the purple night
moans thrum in me... more »

Out On The Lake

Out on the lake I sit, the
grass is emerald, and the
lips of the leaves are green.
Alone, the birds talk like lovers,... more »

Pond Evening

2 swans floated
on 1 black: 1 white – I
never knew – a calm
lake?... more »

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