Smokescreen – a poem by Rupert Loydell

SMOKESCREEN
 
The way to god is where
everything begins:
 
smoke and perfect fire
a driving force,
 
abandoned for love
as it all ends.
 
   © Rupert M Loydell

Rupert Loydell is a writer, editor and abstract artist. His many books of poetry include Dear Mary (Shearsman, 2017) and The Return of the Man Who Has Everything (Shearsman 2015); and he has edited anthologies such as Yesterday’s Music Today (co-edited with Mike Ferguson, Knives Forks and Spoons Press 2014), and Troubles Swapped for Something Fresh: manifestos and unmanifestos (Salt, 2010)

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