Sacred Song – a poem by Rupert M Loydell

Sacred Song

I am totally caught up in the music on my radio:
songs sung by a choir, mesmeric and ghostly, 
hallowed even, this close to midnight.

The announcer says it is Holy Week, 
but my daughter complains it is 'not very nice'. 
It is time to surrender, turn off and go to sleep.

Rupert M 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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