We’ve been in a deep freeze for days. I’ve enjoyed huddling
over the computer, or a wood-stove, and considering the world from
inside. We keep the birds fed and hope they are warm too …
a red mitten
crack ice –
‘A Bedroom of Searchlights’: poetry. This collection draws a picture of the poet’s divorced mother, an artist with two children, who struggled with poverty, war, and the realities of daily life, yet still found beauty and comfort in her garden, and her art.
From Inanna Publications, 2016.