Daily Archives: November 9, 2015

Granny’s lament Comments Off on Granny’s lament

I never thought my estate a weight Heavy with old preoccupations That no longer serve to occupy. Our quaint domestic obsessions with Survival—warmth, nourishment, clothing— So hard wrought, now so easily bought That to have more is inconvenient. © Beth Henary Watson 2015

Submerged Comments Off on Submerged

                              Submerged by history by Beth Henary Watson Behind the submerged Yser line Near the end of 1914, A legend grew, a soldier king, Exalted by the waters’ rise. Four years faithful he stalked the front, A sovereign who deserved his […]