POEM Paul Henry

NWR Issue 113

The Fire Place

No one’s in except the sea.
Geta’s on the Aber bus
to fix her teeth again, Catrin’s
too far out to see her fin.
Is that you, Brown Helen?
I’ll make a fire, shall I?

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Paul Henry’s Boy Running was shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year 2016. A Writing Fellow at the University of South Wales, he has presented programmes for BBC Radio Wales, Radio 3 and Radio 4. paulhenrywales.co.uk


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