Reach, at year’s end 2020 | Mark Goodwin & Nikki Clayton

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pulled from
a bag a

way
in

tended
tangles to

speck
 

 
where heaven’s
ways meet

with earth’s

fibres &
light

grip
 

 
shelter’s thin
line of

hearth force a
sheen

smeared

over buried
past

pressed

under
ever

appro
aching

glass
y vast
 

 
light’s

tiny monuments
reach
 

 
in
tention

is un
pack

ing entang
lement’s

fibre-cares

sed
speck
 

 
travel’s
bubble of

sear
ch

star
ed

at by
to

wering’s

star
t
 

 
above a
feast of

shades
in a

branched reaching

that silent
tink

of a
last ex

tinct bird

perched
 

 
through a
head or

by

to right
or left

( or west or
east )

the face

of near
& limbs

of

distance
 

 
a bird of
a world’s

way will
peck

the earth
for

heaven’s
spill

 

Photographs by Nikki Clayton
Poems by Mark Goodwin
Bradgate Park, Leicestershire, 31 December 2020

 


One Comment on “Reach, at year’s end 2020 | Mark Goodwin & Nikki Clayton”

  1. Tarabud says:

    Liked the photography immensely, very moody. I enjoy your poetry so much Mark.


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