POEM Natalie Crick

NWR Issue 119

In Remembrance

We fashion a memorial to our daughter
dead a year this fall:
a heart-shaped plaque, a card with her name.

On this dark day
we try to grow her again.

We make sacrifices...


Natalie Crick is from Newcastle and has poetry published or forthcoming in Interpreters House, Poetry Scotland, The Moth, Bare Fiction, The Honest Ulsterman, Crannog, The Manchester Review, Lighthouse, Poetry Salzburg Review and elsewhere. She is studying for an MA in Writing Poetry at Newcastle University and is currently taught by Tara Bergin and Jacob Polley. Her poetry has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize twice. She has been commissioned by the Hatton Gallery (Newcastle) to write a poem in response to the artwork of Louisa Hodgson.

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