POEM Christopher CornwellNWR Issue 113
The mourning moon is out
In a ditch
A grimoire struck
in the gutter water
gilded with moonstrike.
base and rim,
messages from bottles
pots tops or bases.
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is a poet, originally hailing from Cambridgeshire, who now lives and studies in Swansea. His work has been featured in The Lonely Crowd
and Wales Arts Review
for whom he has also contributed criticism and commentary. He has edited The Lampeter Review
and is the current editor of newly founded online magazine, The Gull
. His work is rooted in verbal experimentation, blending avant-garde aesthetics with striking Imagism. His first collection, Ergasy
will be published by the Lonely Press
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