Forgotten by Reuben Woolley

Thanks to Abegail Morley for publishing this on The Poetry Shed.

The Poetry Shed

forgotten

write
in colours
of bright bones
burning

………………ash
& darker tones
these fields of wire &
cut flesh

……………..a slighter
theme fading
to greynote / a hungered
slope this
skeleton
shout

dispersing

.

Reuben Woolley has been published in Tears in the Fence, The Lighthouse Literary Journal, The Interpreter’s House, Domestic Cherry, Ink Sweat and Tears, The Stare’s Nest, And Other Poems, The Poetry Shed, and Goose among others. He has a collection, the king is dead, 2014, Oneiros Books; a chapbook, dying notes, 2015, Erbacce Press; a short collection on the refugee crisis, skins, 2016, Hesterglock Press. Runner-up: Overton Poetry Pamphlet competition and the Erbacce Prize, both in 2015. He edits the online poetry magazines, I am not a silent poet and The Curly Mind.

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