Dennis Tomlinson


Tower after tower in humid morning.
Traffic thunders amidst chattering drills.

The Raffles Hotel you knew of old
rebuilt, grown big beyond disappointment.

Stark cranes of Hyundai stand erect,
as if aiming at heaven’s heart.

Dennis Tomlinson lives in London. His poems have been published on the Ink, Sweat and Tears, Shot Glass Journal and London Grip websites. Translations from the German recently appeared in Acumen. He brought out a first poetry pamphlet, Sleepless Nights, in 2019 and a second one is in preparation by Dempsey & Windle.