“Clutch” and other poems by JLM Morton

Hex without her, his gut is like a hag stone at high water craving for the sea   Voyeur For weeks I pass the affair, on the turn from common tarmac to unclassified track, where shorthorns lap at the galvanised trough, gliders rise on the ivied beech. A people carrier parks in the lay-by limestone [...]

Poems from ‘Available Light’ by Maria McManus

Poems from ‘Available Light’ by Maria McManus

from 'Émigrés' 3. What is going on in your heart? Prisoners of war live here Throw off your gaudy vestments, spring's best and brightest fig and let me see you naked and then, more naked still — Put your heart in my hearts cavity. Slip it in. Bring your worry beads if needs be. It's not [...]