POEM Helen Mort

NWR Issue 120

Crow Chin

Winter falls – your hand
on the neck

of the savaged hare
sluiced light

one swift karate chop
where Bamford Edge

dissolves into Crow Chin...



Helen Mort is a five-times winner of the Foyle Young Poets award, received an Eric Gregory Award from The Society of Authors in 2007 and won the Manchester Poetry Prize Young Writer Prize in 2008. In 2010, she became the youngest ever poet-in-residence at The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere.

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