Will Vigar

poet. writer. imposter.

A Deserted Village

This is the first thing I wrote that I would consider being a poem. I’d written some verses and some stuff that looked like a poem but I was never really happy with them.

The poem is about a visit to Hound Tor and the abandoned village at its base. You can still see the homes and can get a real sense of the community that once lived there. At the time of writing, a popular theory was that the village had been abandoned because of an outbreak of plague, but there is now some doubt about that. Nevertheless, I hope the feeling of tranquillity comes through.

‘A Deserted Village appeared in the books Absent Ginsberg,’ published by the now-defunct ‘A Swift Exit,’ and my first self-published pamphlet called ‘Lunar Tattooes’ which is still available on Amazon, he said, pushing his luck…


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This entry was posted on April 25, 2022 by in Chap Book, creative writing, Poem, poem of the day, Poetry, Will Vigar and tagged , , , , , , , , .
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