As per Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt #241: 19 words of poetry or prose based on the title Continue reading “Din”
“I love life; I love each day, // I love when sunlight starts to stray // Through swaying trees, then pirouettes // Enhancing dancing silhouettes.”
I first encountered JM Robertson’s poetry a little over ten years ago, when I found myself in possession of his book ‘Words of an Edinburgh Lad’. It was, amongst others, and in particular, his poem entitled ‘I Love Life’ that somehow made a home amongst the clutter of a teenage mind, vivid imagery determined to remain unforgotten despite the years that went by.
What was it about Robertson’s poetry that made it more arresting than its prosaic counterpart?