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24th Jul20

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poetry favourites:
Beautiful Dragons Collaborations and DragonSpawn Press
Brewery Poets
Coast to Coast to Coast
The Poetry Village
Fire in the Head
Fly on the Wall

and in the shop…
joint collection –
“Rugged Rocks Running Rascals”
DragonSpawn Press



             YouTube poetry p f playlist: Barbara Hickson reading    Out of Sight
First published in Not a Drop – just oceans of poetry,
Beautiful Dragons Collaborations (2016), and subsequently in Planet in Peril (2019)
and YouTube video for World Environment Day, 5th June 2020, Fly on the Wall Press.



It’s easy to talk
yet say nothing.
In the woods behind Witherslack
we startled five deer.
They stood – fixed, staring –
then sprang away
clearing the fence effortlessly.
They told us everything
we didn’t want to know.

Barbara Hickson

3rd Prize in Magma Editors’ Choice competition (2016),
and published in Magma Issue 65, Summer 2016, ISSN 1352-9269