–after Emmanuel Hocquard

Samantha is

Is my most beautiful, stolen poem
(Stolen the way storm-clouds steal
light – Who in the world
dark and stolen – Stand stones
in solemn circles
for the solstice-

stones from the god
of the drumbeat-

stones from the god
of the virgins)

What is most beautiful is stolen
Samantha is Samantha

Analysis, meaning and summary of Stanley Gemmell's poem The Samantha Sonnets #4

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