the lake a pure blue sheet
a red boat moored and edged in ochre
Acapella dreaming, you
tapping on the kitchen floor
cut to a scene
of smoke, wraiths, dancing…
Thank you to Lori and the editorial team at Gleam for publishing this poem in Issue 6. I love the unique challenge of writing the form. I tend to write short stanzas, but branched out from 3 to 5 lines this time around.
In other news, I continue preparing Selma Martin’s delightful debut poetry collection for publication. It was such a joy to receive a thank-you letter in the post from her today, all the way from Japan! Exciting and busy times at EIF…