Poetry

Myra Schneider: Five Poems

Cushion Moss The sad paragraphs in the paper offer no answers but they fade a little once I’m outside although there’s rain in the air and the sudden sun silvering naked twigs as I enter the park doesn’t last. I’m in the copse where rooks are flapping in quarrel as usual, when it stops me in my tracks: moss cushioning a fallen tree. The green fabric is so vibrant it’s almost luminous. It awakens grey branches and untidy brambles emerging from clots of darkness. Hard to believe this green is natural but no manmade process could possibly create such soft…

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