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Times Sixty on Frosty Gyemyeongsan

A poem of age and age­ing, ugli­ness and beauty, and the age­less peak of Gye­myeongsan loom­ing behind Chungju, in South Korea. I wrote it in 2006. You can see the words here.

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Extraordinary – a love poem

This is one of my own poems. I wrote it in 1995. You can see the words here. Hope you like it.

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Tiger in the Night

This is one of my own poems (for the rest see my main site, thormay.net ). “Tiger in the Night” tries to cap­ture some of Korea’s spirit, ancient and mod­ern. There’s a lot to this place, for those who care … Con­tinue read­ing

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Sea Fever by John Masefield

This poem is ter­ri­fic for learn­ing the rhythm of Eng­lish (if you are an Eng­lish lan­guage learner). For those of us who have steered a boat under sail, it catches some­thing mag­i­cal. John Mase­field (1878–1967) was the British poet lau­re­ate … Con­tinue read­ing

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The Lights of Cobb & Co by Henry Lawson

Recita­tion by Thor of a bal­lad poem by Australia’s best loved sto­ry­teller. The set­ting is west­ern New South Wales, Aus­tralia, in the late nine­teenth cen­tury. You can see the words on this site . Paint­ing by Ivor Hele . player … Con­tinue read­ing

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