Marc Woodward #quirkychristmas

Winter Conversation

With the snow
a quietness fell.

Not just the
white muffled wrap
of furflake,

broken by
shivers of wind
through icicles
hung like a Mark tree,

but the stillness of thoughts
being gathered
as logs laid before
a weakening fire.

Marc Woodward is a poet and musician living in Devon. His writing reflects his rural surroundings and his love of music but often has a dark or macabre undercurrent.
He has been published in a wide range of journals and online sites including Ink, Sweat & Tears, Clear Poetry, Otter, The Broadsheet and The Poetry Society and Guardian web sites as well as in anthologies from Forward, Sentinel, OWF and Ravenshead.
His recent chapbook ‘A Fright of Jays’ is available from Maquette Press:

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