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Moira Garland: a poem


Amber glows

in its own light

a serenade on her palm

skin listening to the song of stone

a once-tree

leaves behind

all that is unforgiven

sheds any sorrow.

Moira Garland’s poetry and short fiction journal publications include The North, Algebra of Owls, Strix and Cake, and she has work forthcoming in Stand, Dreamcatcher, and Sarasvati. Anthology publications include the Haiflu chapbook, Black Lives Matter and The Brown Envelope Book. She was the Leeds Peace Poetry prize winner in 2016. Her work has also been broadcast on Radio Leeds. You can find her on Twitter here: @moiragauthor.


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