Pages of an Autumn Journal

Pages of an Autumn Journal

‘Pages of an Autumn Journal’ is a sequence of poems written between October and December 2016, by M E Grey, a British-origin writer resident in Brussels. The poems are now being published, individually, one year after their composition. Please click on the titles to read the pieces.

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“But if you believe you’re a citizen of the world, you’re a citizen of nowhere.” Theresa May, October 2016

“Kindness is the ruling principle of nowhere.” Jan Morris, Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere

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Prologue (two poems, divided) (posted 19 January 2018)

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1.1 & 1.2 (posted 1 October 2017)

2. Mouth to ear (posted 8 October 2017)

3.1 A short walk near water & 3.2 Reading Shire on a flight home (posted 17 October 2017)

4. Seven eggs in Odessa (posted 30 October 2017)

5.1 Business district & 5.2 Meliã Castilla (posted 5 November 2017)

6. (posted 19 November 2017)

7. 35 minutes in the Prado (posted 22 November 2017)

8. Under Harlem (posted 3 December 2017)

9. Tools (or, Capital under management) (posted 15 December 2017)

10. Advent prayer (East Coast Main Line) (posted 21 December 2017)

11. 28 December (posted 29 December 2017)

12. Empirical (posted 31 December 2017)

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Epilogue (three poems) (posted 19 January 2018)

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For more information about the ‘Pages of an Autumn Journal’ project, click here.

For more information about the author, please visit megrey.eu.

 

(C) M E Grey 2016-2017.