A poem by Geraldine Green

  Cracked ice Muffled chink of milk bottles handled             by the milkman’s barely unfrozen fingers when I was younger you gave me             a hard rock in a soft place the space between             my outspread palms mouth of a closing door             opening wider sound of ice in the river             my face when I look at myself             in the mirror. I must remember these when I go … Continue reading A poem by Geraldine Green

‘Longing’ by Shirley Wright

Longing Breath on the back of my neck, fingertips that slip away, footsteps behind me fading the more I strain to hear, felt as a shiver in the gut, the gravitational pull of planets, a gene lurking in strands of DNA like a song bound to endless repeats. I catch you in unsuspecting mirrors, a ghost in peripheral vision, the glance I cannot stop, the … Continue reading ‘Longing’ by Shirley Wright