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Damian Garside

Mafikeng, South Africa

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Recent poems

  • 23 Jun 2014
    2

    STRING SEPTET

    callow -- as a
    young man
    I was the very definition

    watching you breeze
    through life
    cutting

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  • 23 Jun 2014
    1

    GERRY

    Lips are sealed
    and the great iron door closes
    for fifteen years
    there may not even
    be a

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  • 22 Jun 2014
    1

    SANDTON CITY, JOHANNESBURG

    It will cost
    a month's wages
    to get to the
    top of
    the mountain

    in Sandton Centre there
    is

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  • 22 Jun 2014
    1

    NEVERTHELESS

    We are
    long dead now,
    you and I

    and not just in metaphor,
    or a manner of speaking

    blanked

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  • 21 Jun 2014
    2

    Ch'ien Nevertheless

    on the
    road

    suddenly
    Heaven

    (which is not
    where

    I was
    going

    not what
    I

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  • 21 Jun 2014
    2

    DRIVER

    It was hard to
    get a handle on
    the poem I'm writing
    because the face in
    the mirror
    kept

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