Consolation poem

In a meadow of red campion
beside a wood in mossy quiet,
a boy and girl leap into the air,
wave sticks, make Maurice Sendak faces,
are suspended forever between earth and sky.

 

 

 

Charlie Hill is a critically acclaimed writer of novels, short stories and memoir. His poetry has been published byย Under the Radar, Prole, Amaryllisย andย Ink, Sweat and Tears. Website: www.charliehill.org.uk/