My poem ‘Tone Deaf’ was published today by Atrium Poetry. These are the first few lines – go and check out their site to read the whole thing and lots of poems by other excellent writers…
“Before you were born I was tone deaf
silently mouthing songs at funerals
afraid of voicing my breath.
But you love my singing
clapping along with starfish hands
smiling and laughing out loud.
I began to sing out loud.
Of the sea and cornflower blue,
of clotted cream and clouds….”