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Inspired to write a Golden Shovel Poem

‘Start Close In’, a poem by poet and author, David Whyte, was an inspiration please watch and hear him recite it, it is beautiful

“The poet lives and writes at the frontier between deep internal experience and the revelations of the outer world. There is no going back once this frontier has been reached; a new territory is visible and what has been said cannot be unsaid”.

I have written this Golden Shovel Poem from first 4 lines: Start close in,/don’t take the second step/or the third,/start with the first:


Published by poetisatinta

I was born and live in rural North Wales (UK) and found poetry again after a lifetime, so grateful I did :)

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