Catastrophe (part twenty-one)

Jean Hess La Catastrophe de la Martinique (twenty-one)                       Another captain, arriving before Saint-Pierre in the same conditions, and seeing the volcano, learning it had destroyed the city, wanted even to avoid Fort-de-France. This was the captain of the Mariette, of Bayonne. M. Cappa, who […]

Until the Last’s Returning

Posted by ractrose on 12 Apr 2022 in Art, Poems

      The Folly Battle Stations             Until the Last’s Returning   He waits along the quay, mood agity, wandered well away From sheltered benches where a better class Than Dougal counts himself…city sorts, on holiday Able to have loose ends and weekends to their lives Booked today not […]