Saturday, 21 June 2014

Kupala Night


Kupala Night
girls in wreaths watch me jump
over the flames

previously unpublished



forest pond
my toady colleagues
hard at work

previously unpublished



cherry
a sweet soft mouth
and heart of stone

previously unpublished

Saturday, 7 June 2014

misty morning


misty morning
an unknown landscape
becomes a dream

first published in A Hundred Gourds, June 2014



lights out
the frogs’ croaking from afar
a half tone higher

first published in Shamrock, June 2014



sunny meadow
the smell of dark stories
from under the turf

previously unpublished