About Joseph Charles MacKenzie

Joseph Charles MacKenzie is a traditional lyric poet, a "sonetero" from New Mexico where his family has been for over 400 years. He is First Place winner of the Scottish International Poetry Competition (Long Poem Section) and a Pushcart Prize nominee. His verses have appeared in The New York Times, The Scotsman (Edinburgh), The Independent (London), US News and World Report, Google News, and many other outlets. He writes exclusively for Trinacria (New York) and the Society of Classical Poets (New York).

A Love Poem on Marriage – From “Sonnets for Christ the King”

By |2019-02-22T01:46:12-06:00April 29th, 2018|Categories: Poem, Videos|

Sonnet XXVII For Elizabeth As kindly cottonwoods around us rise, Entwining wistful melodies of green, We walk beneath our shade-entangled skies Through gothic vaulting, hand in hand, [...]

Letter to the English People Composed the Night of Tommy Robinson’s Arrest

By |2019-02-27T03:32:48-06:00February 10th, 2018|Categories: Brexit, Poem|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Letter to England: For Tommy Robinson By Joseph Charles MacKenzie I But yesterday, your noble fathers bled Upon the fields of France, where countless dead Had found among [...]