Tag Archives: Yvonne Marjot

The Calgary Chessman – new book by Yvonne Marjot

Yvonne Marjot, the name rings a bell, doesn’t it? Right, over the past months, she contributed greatly to my little PublicTransport PoeTry project. Today, her book The Calgary Chessman was published. I’ll admit, I haven’t yet finished reading it, but … Continue reading

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PublicTransport PoeTry – #15

***** The Last Boat Home, or, Panic on Rannoch Moor (Yvonne Marjot) (to be sung, ballad style, to a lilting Scottish tune) Heading uphill to Rannoch Moor, the petrol light came on. There was petrol not too far away: behind … Continue reading

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PublicTransport PoeTry – #13

***** Going Public, or, Your First Day (Yvonne Marjot) ‘Just a bit further,’ your father says to me, as we near the gangway. ‘Up you go.’ I feel like a large cow being herded into the sale ring. I’m jostled … Continue reading

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PublicTransport PoeTry – #10

***** Ferry Haiku (Yvonne Marjot) My prosaic morning To the supermarket Past Lismore lighthouse. Oban afternoon: Sapphirine sun-flecked water; Three ferries dancing. Up the Sound of Mull: Moon jellies churned in the wake; Seven porpoises. In the rising tide, Cormorants … Continue reading

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PublicTransport PoeTry – #2

***** Sitting at bus stops is free (Yvonne Marjot) ‘If writers want inspiration,’ Lucienne said, ‘Try using public transport.’ I’d like to, But since I lost my job it’s all I can do To eat and keep a roof over … Continue reading

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