Will Eaves

'Barroco' a new poem by Will Eaves

Will Eaves
28 April 2015

If I were to write down a list
of everything I miss I’d miss
the most important thing,
an irregular pearl. Not gifts –
books on corvids, Wild Lone,
‘Ballad of Gordon, Alpha Cock,
who clawed to death a fox
and Bedlington terrier’ – or this

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The Presence at Drake Court

Will Eaves
27 March 2014

What’s missing from this floor?
The furniture, but also the reason

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100,000,000 ad

Will Eaves
08 June 2011

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The Captain’s keen to explore, go deeper,
Take core samples, measure astronomical tilt.
He says the clues are down there and the truth;
Our forebears, numerously well-preserved,
Point to the paradox of their success: death
Learnt from them and wore a cunning face.