The Lost Shadow of Things

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The Lost Shadow of Things is Harry Matthews' fifth poetry collection. These poems are informed by the poet's understanding of impermanence, and how the eternal expresses itself in us and through what surrounds us. His poems affirm an acceptance of life leading to an expansion of being, and in his keen sensitivity to the natural world articulates a vision of deep ecology.

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Dedication

Epigraph I

Epigraph II

Epigraph III

 

1 Final Warning

2 Dawn of the Holy Cloud

3 Bottoms-Up

4 The Neo-Platonic Cave Philosopher

5 Toward the Peak of Parnassus

6 Wispily Chronicling the Pizazz

7 The Dolphin Race Fiasco

8 The Paladin

9 The Templar

10 The Lost Shadow of Things

11 Natural Balm, Divine Anodyne of Solitude

12 Sad She Led You to the Deadenders

13 You Know What They Say From Their Pious Oasis?

14 Recognition

15 You Say

16 What if the Darkness Never Lifts?

17 Through the Looking Glass

18 You Get Some Time in the Coral Reef

19 Anathema

20 The Preliminary Purification of the Convocation

21 Divested of My Recent Wobble as I Swim

22 Dream Fragment of Cthulhu

23 The Fighting is Best Where It Breaks

24 Nocturnal Ode on a Peculiar Moon

25 Bacchanalia

26 Let Me Call You Over the Throbbing Sea

27 The Fire

28 When We Ran To The Sea

29 Bright Shoot of the Seed

30 To Save My Life You Bid Me Go

31 Shagsbear's 76th Sonnet

32 You Can't Make The Light Leave My Eyes

33 Mi-Chemin

34 Conflict in the Preening

35 You Know What They Say From Their Pious Oasis?

36 Answering the Dolphin Pod Prodigy

37 Lake of the Small Hill

38 Answering the Denial of the Great Dolphin

39 Only You Know What Lifts You Up

40 That He May Come to the Sea Spirit

41 Words That Might Have Heartened Him

Footnotes

About The Author




Harry Matthews was born in Staffordshire and went to school in Shropshire before graduating from University. He exhibits his paintings annually and holds a Master of Arts degree in Writing. He has published books of poetry.


Sonarification, Twynd, Hyperion, Woodwose.



Harry Matthews

POETRY / Subjects & Themes / Inspirational & Religious
POETRY / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
POETRY / General


British Isles


Poetry by individual poet

5.060" x 7.810" (198mm x 129mm)
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