New Poem by Ben Mazer

Eyewear is pleased to have a hotline to Ben Mazer, American poet.  Here's a new poem.

Wrong for Years

I wish to inveigle my way
into English society.
The lure of the Oxford chair
reaches farther than County Clare.
Another Oxford Don
has visited and gone.
The river of books rolls past
the socially miscast.
Forgotten unborn refrain
unknowingly insane.
From Dorset to Buckinghamshire
expire and then inquire.
Need not be greatly felt
but meaningly misspelt.
Return to go away

poem by Ben Mazer


Tom said…
I love the fact that the Buckinghamshire / expire / inquire rhyme doesn't work in English English