Tranquillity of Stone

Tranquillity of Stone is Tony’s second collection of poems and is now available from Lapwing Publications, amazon.co.uk or directly from the author. Email tonybailie@gmail.com

VESPERS

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.