Friday, 26 June 2015

snowy night



snowy night
her gooseflesh under
the eiderdown

first published in A Hundred Gourds, June 2015



neither black
nor blue
moonless night

first published in A Hundred Gourds, June 2015



sudden rain
the shutting mouths
of flowers

previously unpublished


Friday, 12 June 2015

shadows of clouds



shadows of clouds
on the summer grass
drifting continents

first published in Shamrock, June 2015



do you know the lyrics
of the thrush’s song
twilight thickens

previously unpublished



the creak
of a rusted gate
years that passed

previously unpublished