About Joseph McKenzie

I am a traditional lyric poet, First Place winner of the Scottish International Poetry Competition (Long Poem Section). My poetry has appeared in The New York Times, The Scotsman (Edinburgh), The Independent (London), US News and World Report, Google News, and many other outlets. I write primarily for the Society of Classical Poets (New York).
13 07, 2017

On the Westminster Bridge Massacre

By | 2017-07-27T03:32:49+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Poem|0 Comments

The Bridge

When Wordsworth stood upon that bridge most fair,
And wondered if some gloomy passer-by
Could be so dim that London’s majesty
Would never touch his dullness, unaware

The poet prophesied the world’s despair
That here beneath a once and future sky,
In Moloch’s name the […]