2 Poems by Byron Beynon

Ten Most Read Poets – North of Oxford 2019

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The following is a list of the most read poets published by North of Oxford by reader views between December 2018 to December 2019.

jon

i was the night by Jonathan Hine

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/07/15/i-was-the-night-by-jonathan-hine/

douggg

Obit by Doug Holder

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/08/14/obit-by-doug-holder/

bryon

2 Poems by Byron Beynon

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/05/15/2-poems-by-byron-beynon/

Akshaya

2 Poems by Akshaya Pawaskar

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/2-poems-by-akshaya-pawaskar/

judy

The Natural World by Judy Kronenfeld

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/the-natural-world-by-judy-kronenfeld/

nasim

2 Poems by Nasim Basiri

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/2-poems-by-nasim-basiri/

hiram

Tin Roof by Hiram Larew

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/06/13/tin-roof-by-hiram-larew/

1.M.Campbell.photo2

Tell Them You Invited Me by Margaret A. Campbell

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/tell-them-you-invited-me-by-margaret-a-campbell/

JC Todd headshot (1)

2 Poems by J.C. Todd

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/05/15/2-poems-by-j-c-todd/

tim

America by Tim Suermondt

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/06/13/america-by-tim-suermondt/

Most Read Poets January 1st to June 1st

We are pleased to share our top twelve most read poets between January 1st and June 1st of this year.

judy

The Natural World by Judy Kronenfeld

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/the-natural-world-by-judy-kronenfeld/

1.M.Campbell.photo2

Tell Them You Invited Me by Margaret A. Campbell

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/tell-them-you-invited-me-by-margaret-a-campbell/

nasim

2 Poems by Nasim Basiri

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/2-poems-by-nasim-basiri/

JC Todd headshot (1)

2 Poems by J.C. Todd

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/05/15/2-poems-by-j-c-todd/

Akshaya

2 Poems by Akshaya Pawaskar

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/2-poems-by-akshaya-pawaskar/

Byron Beynon 2014

2 Poems by Byron Beynon

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/05/15/2-poems-by-byron-beynon/

Louis Gallo

Old Bones by Lou Gallo

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/01/14/old-bones-by-lou-gallo/

charles

Alexander Pushkin Dies in a Duel by Charles Rammelkamp

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/05/15/alexander-pushkin-dies-in-a-duel-by-charles-rammelkamp/

Stephen Page phot with muse (1)

Ally, aka Advisor Resigns by Stephen Page

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/01/14/ally-aka-advisor-resigns-by-stephen-page/

Writer's Photograph (1)

2 Poems by Arlyn LaBelle

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/02/13/2-poems-by-arlyn-labelle/

boski

A Man Like Her Father By David Boski

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/04/15/a-man-like-her-father-by-david-boski/

frank

Reprise by Frank Wilson

https://northofoxford.wordpress.com/2019/03/15/reprise-by-frank-wilson/

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2 Poems by Byron Beynon

beaded rain
.
Sounds
.
The rain’s beaded notes played
on the window pane,
as a fluid score fell
on a stave of glass.
Music forgives the ageless night,
nurturing the outline of each hour.
The adrenlaine in the blood,
a texture that survived
the wound which dragged
along unshadowed ground.
The articulation of colours,
recognized like friends,
a blossoming of sounds
growing from within.
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Ghost
.
The tree I planted
twenty years ago
has been felled
along with its shadow.
Birds that paused
on its branches
have melted away.
The wind no longer vibrates,
its notes pass by
with an undulating silence,
a silence that blooms
with the dignity of night,
as its memory reaches
towards the splintered
gleams of the most secret stars.
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Byron Beynon 2014
Byron Beynon lives in Swansea, Wales. His work has appeared in several publications including North of Oxford, Agenda, London Magazine, The Yellow Nib, Poetry Wales and Poetry Ireland Review. He coordinated the Wales section of the anthology Fifty Strong (Heinemann).  Collections include Cuffs (Rack Press) and The Echoing Coastline (Agenda Editions). His selected poems appeared in 2018 (Bilingual: English/Romanian – published by Bibliotecha Universalis/Collectiile/ Revistei “Orizont Literar Contemporan”, translations by Dr Monica Manolachi, University of Bucharest).

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