Saturday, 22 March 2014

spring twilight


spring twilight
she kisses bread
and throws to the swans

previously unpublished



the crows cawing
with a note of boredom
first day of spring

previously unpublished



woodpecker knocking
let him in
the old tree

previously unpublished

Saturday, 8 March 2014

my father's life


my father’s life
under communism
cleaning the oil lamp

first published in The Heron’s Nest, March 2014



shape of her sleep
on the down pillow
snowy morning

first published in The Heron’s Nest, March 2014



full moon
she asks me
to put out the light

first published in A Hundred Gourds, March 2014