IRENE NOEL-BAKER   Poet
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Psychologist
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Poetry

Artemis Poems (IV)
Departure
Dutiful Wife
Eros in Piccadilly
Erotisis (Question)
Facing Hydra
Fair Hermia
Homage to Sylvia Plath
Homewards
Jalousie
Letters Home (I)
Letters Home (II)
Letters Home (III)
Letters Home (IV)
Letters Home (V)
Marriage
Masquerade
Mystery
Old Flame
Old Photos
Parsifal
Parsifal II
Persephone to Demeter
The Church at Malaucene
The Music
Train Journey

 

Greek Translations

Άρτεμις IV
Μασκαράτα
Στο Τραίνο

 

Related pages

Changing the Story
River Work

Old Flame

I live near the doorway
Where you stood when you
Saw me off ten years ago
Warm with sleep, at four in the morning

And I thought no-one would be as beautiful again.

The park is dark and empty
So I hurry on home every day
And want to look back

Though I know you've gone
And I've gone
And the door shut.

Irene Noel-Baker (2009-12)