Swan Song
after David Lynch



a sownder of
gliding swans white
horses frothing in
stardust exploding
paper mice
a cat bowing in
soft-focus before
a tassle of gloves
a rustle of harps
knowing applause
misted by a lens



Jane Salmons lives in Stourbridge in the West Midlands. Her first pamphlet entitled ‘Enter GHOST’ and first collection entitled ‘The Quiet Spy’ are both due to be published in 2022.  In addition to writing poetry, Jane enjoys creating handmade collage. She is on Instagram @foxysphotomontage.