Thanks to your link to the UK National Poetry Society, I am happy to share two gold nuggets found there.
1.October 7th is National Poetry Day in the UK. (I think that we should celebrate on Hubpages)
2. The Poem of the Month is the oddest romantic metaphor which is very effective: Poem of the month: Edwin Morgan died aged 90 on 19 August 2010. 'One Cigarette' is taken from New Selected Poems (2000), published by Carcanet Press Ltd.
Edwin Morgan One Cigarette
No smoke without you, my fire. After you left, your cigarette glowed on in my ashtray and sent up a long thread of such quiet grey I smiled to wonder who would believe its signal of so much love. One cigarette in the non-smoker's tray. As the last spire trembles up, a sudden draught blows it winding into my face. Is it smell, is it taste? You are here again, and I am drunk on your tobacco lips. Out with the light. Let the smoke lie back in the dark. Till I hear the very ash sigh down among the flowers of brass I'll breathe, and long past midnight, your last kiss.
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