Forest & Dove — Max Ernst, 1927
bodily in the leaves'
language net / that roots might erupt like a syntax
of assault / the forest's carved-wooden
face an unanswered
question at your throat / there are no wings to beat
an escape with
& suddenly you are a boy
on fear / joy
the pines dreaming of hunched branches / the mind
upraising red fingers in awe
Cameron Clark is a poet based in the South of England. He is interested in exploring his own experience of blindness through poetry, and the complex history that underpins the island he lives on. He has had poems published in or forthcoming from Autumn Sky Poetry and Agenda Magazine, and his micro-fiction has appeared in several anthologies.
The Ekphrastic Review
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