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 by Under the Radar, Prole, Amaryllis and Ink, Sweat and Tears. Website: