George Messo

George Messo is a poet, translator and teacher. His four books of poems are published by Shearsman, UK. His translation of the Turkish poet Birhan Keskin, & Silk & Love & Flame, is part of the Arc Visible Poets Series. Messo lives on a remote forest farm in northern Sweden.

Horses in a Field

What are they doing
their unkeeled forms
like barges
inching through
a swollen current?

Always by the alders
but no one rides them.

Then there were no horses.
The alders had gone.
The field had gone.

The field had gone.

© 2019 George Messo