Tranquillity of Stone

Tranquillity of Stone is Tony’s second collection of poems and is now available from Lapwing Publications, or directly from the author. Email


The rooks chant vespers
in their leafy stalls,
black-cowled monks
croaking pagan prayers
to their crow god,
late comers circle in twilight,
dark angels among elms
that caw
throaty hymns of praise.