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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & General Editor
Volume 8, Number 2, June 2014

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Alison Lock
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England


Lifelines

We are standing on a bridge, stones glued with aged lichen, but there are gaps, cracks, openings. Momentarily they are filled with memories; past walks, heavy packs, unburdening, listening, naming the times, speaking our lives.

Now we watch the water running, hear the clatter of river over rocks, and on the edge—the plosives.

trees
drop their cones
snowmelt

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