Saltburn Pier With My Mother by Jo Colley

Saltburn Pier with My Mother Your feet and my feet on the weathered boards, your arm in mine. The stick keeps you upright in the northern breeze, while the salt air uncovers the woman I once knew. Years and cares blown from your face as you drink in the view, recall all the oceans of … Continue reading Saltburn Pier With My Mother by Jo Colley

Unfurling by Sara Dennis

I had set sail, Carried by the winds Of change. But change Was not ready For me. I checked my watch - I was being watched. Timed. Tick, tock, Tick, tock. Where was I? Did I even know? No. Now I do, Don’t I?   I caught my renaissance wave, Hung ten upon the crest, … Continue reading Unfurling by Sara Dennis

Summer’s Last by Harry Gallagher

Summer’s Last As the seafront echoes to talk of icecream weather and how the washing can wait until the morning   and all-walked-out children piggyback up the slipway on crispyskinned parents who are planning for bedtime,   hemmed in behind the bars of an offshore windfarm, awaiting its jailbreak, Autumn gathers its anvils. As I … Continue reading Summer’s Last by Harry Gallagher