This Day

everything is illuminated


on the hillside

the paths

sheep have made

down the steep slope

look like

the veins of a leaf


in the frozen garden

first snowdrops shake

pale joy


It is February and Rose will be reading at The Ariel Centre Gallery, Totnes on Saturday 12th Feb from 2pm as part of Marking The Land – photography by Michael Carter, music by Sam Richards and poetry by Weir Poets.

Also on Saturday 26th Feb at 7.30pm at the Exeter Phoenix as part of the Excite platform.