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7 Sep18

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poetry favourites:
Second Light
Cannon Poets
Worcestershire Stanza
Torbay Poetry Festival
Fire-in-the-head
In the Booklight

and in the shop…
collections –
“Against the Pull of Time”
V. Press;
 
“Pull of the Earth”
and
“Salt”
Indigo Dreams;
 
“Gifts”
CreateSpace
 

 

 

 

Driving Home

The road is reeling him in
mile after mile after mile,
pulling him through dark waters.
 
Needlefish aim for his eyes,
shoal after shoal hit the glass,
he stares ahead, unblinking,
 
feels the line tighten, then slacken
the hook deep in his gut holds.
He lets the night stream past,
 
conjures her voice, smell of her skin,
paper-thin feel of her fingers,
replays their wordless conversation.
 
Wipers click a mantra in his head,
the tug and tear of severing
is still to come.
 

Jenna Plewes

1st prize, Settle Sessions competition, 2017;
published in Moor Poets Anthology, 2018, ISBN 978-0-9551114