This Wall

This Wall


is draped with drifted bracken,
insulated in its cellulose

by slow decay
and buried

hidden soon
till other fire-years

bare blackened, ant-hewn
stones and question:

Can you place division
in the scheme of History?


The River’s Bride

My short story The River’s Bride has been published by Nailed, with some excellent photographs by Emma Clinton.

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The River’s Bride

This one is set in Belper and has links to the other Derbyshire stories as well as my novel The Wood Road North.