Friday, 22 January 2016

freezing twilight



freezing twilight
the snow angels
fall asleep

previously unpublished



as weary as though
it had walked the world around
the scarecrow in snow

previously unpublished



waking up
on a winter’s morning
hair touched with frost

previously unpublished


Friday, 8 January 2016

the black rook



the black rook
takes the white knight
autumn evening

first published in Frogpond, autumn 2015



mother’s illness
I bury myself
in the fallen leaves

previously unpublished



long, long train
I can’t just stop
dying

previously unpublished