London, 1975 - Mark Young
for the next
in the square,
as if, en
stays with them
right up to
panel to be
Mark Young is a New Zealander now living on the Tropic of Capricorn in Australia. He has been publishing poetry for more than 45 years & his work has appeared in many print & electronic journals.
He recently co-edited
The First Hay(na)ku Anthology with Jean Vengua (http://www.meritagepress.com/haynaku.htm),
has had e-chaps published this year by Moria Books (http://www.moriapoetry.com/ebooks.html)
& his latest book of poetry, episodes, is due out soon from xPress(ed).
He maintains a couple of blogs,
pelican dreaming (http://pelicandreaming.blogspot.com/) from which this poem is taken,
& mark young's Series Magritte (http://seriesmagritte.blogspot.com/).
“Gas Masks For Man And Horse” image (circa 1917-18) is from the National Archives and Records Administration.