Deathflake by Paul Stephenson

(Deathflake was previously published in Under the Radar magazine).
Paul Stephenson was one of the winners of the 2014/15 Poetry Business Book and Pamphlet competition. His first pamphlet will be published by Smith Doorstop in May. He was previously a Jerwood/Arvon mentee in 2013/14, and in 2012 won second prize in the Troubadour International poetry competition. Originally from Cambridge, he currently lives in Paris where he is a university teacher/researcher in European Studies. He has a diary/blog at