“In A Southern City” and other poems by Margarita Serafimova

Brilliantly dark, beak shining golden in the noon — an ornament of an Egyptian god, the Eleonora falcon in flight is manifesting above the incandescently brown island what it means to be a prince in whom time is.   That Which Is Coming Is Unknown On a dark September dawn, in my head, I was [...]

‘Anchoress’ and other poems by Julie Sampson

‘Anchoress’ and other poems by Julie Sampson

  A Woman is About to Break 'Leave yr streams for to come hether/make haste say have noe delay here that's above the weather/A flower of May is prung today' Gaps in the hedge beside the silent river and round the corner Tawstock's Tudor gatehouse birth- frames the canal to another world; left behind plane [...]