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Strider Marcus Jones – 1 poem

Grains of Sand

            

imagine

crossing the Sahara

with the Tuareg;

sleeping

under one vast canopy of stars,

consoled by constellations

that once looked down

on ancient forests

and wind worn mountains

older than these here now.

it all repeats itself-

the river beds and rocks

return to the sea,

where temporary strangers

sit like Robinson Crusoe

on loud, tractor raked beaches

in smells of salt and missed mussels

watching the waves,

thinking inside them

coming and going

like friends to be afraid of-

as nature retunes herself

ignoring our significance

becoming grains of sand.

            

Strider Marcus Jones – is a poet, law graduate and former civil servant from Salford, England with proud Celtic roots in Ireland and Wales. He is the editor and publisher of Lothlorien Poetry Journal https://lothlorienpoetryjournal.blogspot.com/. A member of The Poetry Society, his five published books of poetry  https://stridermarcusjonespoetry.wordpress.com/ reveal a maverick, moving between cities, playing his saxophone in smoky rooms. He is also the editor and publisher of Lothlorien Poetry Journal.  https://lothlorienpoetryjournal.blogspot.com/ 

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Bindweed Magazine publishes two anthologies each year: Midsummer Madness and Winter Wonderland. Bindweed is run as a not for profit, labour of love endeavour by an author/poet couple: Leilanie Stewart and Joseph Robert. Bindweed can be found at https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com

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