Repost: NZ Poetry Shelf – Elizabeth Morton picks Janet Frame’s ‘I Visited’

I really enjoyed not only this poem, but also Elizabeth’s comments on it.  Makes my fingers itch to write…  Definitely check out the post for yourself.

I Visited

I visited
the angels and stars and stones;
also, adjectival poets, preferably original.
There was an air of restlessness
an inability to subside, a state of being at attention,
at worst, at war with the immediately beating heart and breathing lung.
I looked then in the word-chambers, the packed warehouses by […]

via Poetry Shelf Classic Poem: Elizabeth Morton picks Janet Frame’s ‘I Visited’ — NZ Poetry Shelf

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