POEM Heidi Williamson

NWR Issue 114

Squall Weather, and Tharn


The spatulate wing of a swallowtail,
milk thistle’s glabrous stem;
each time the sea comes for them

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Heidi Williamson is a poetry surgeon for the Poetry Society and mentors writers through the Writing Coach, the Poetry School and Writers’ Centre Norwich. Her second collection, The Print Museum, won the 2016 East Anglian Book Award for Poetry. Her first, Electric Shadow, was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and shortlisted for the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize. heidiwilliamsonpoet.com



       


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