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.

Want to read the full article? Go to our online shop where you can buy an individual issue or take out a subscription to NWR, saving £3.98 on the cover price. Prices start at £16.99 for three issues via Direct Debit, including p+p (UK only).


previous poem: Pontypool Ski Slope
next poem: Owl


A brief note on copyright:all authors have given permission for their work to appear online on New Welsh Review's website. Copyright remains with the author. If you wish to reproduce part or all of any article then the permission of the author must be sought, and the author and New Welsh Review credited accordingly.

Contact us:Registered Office PO Box 170, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 1WZ - Telephone 00 (44) 1970 628410 admin@newwelshreview.com
© New Welsh Review Ltd, all rights reserved - Registered in England and Wales - Registered number: 02493828
Website design: mach2media and mopublications      Website development: Technoleg Taliesin Cyf.