Today, when nothing happened much
I rested, news, not bothered such,
am soon to bed after my doze,
ensuring pills take toll, respite./repose
Then dawn, when nothing happen much.
Stephen Kingsnorth (Cambridge M.A., English & Religious Studies), retired to Wales from ministry in the Methodist Church due to Parkinson’s Disease, has had pieces published by on-line poetry sites, printed journals and anthologies, including The Parliament Literary Journal. His blog is at