What it is


like a spilled espresso,

is a lovely, ugly

mess on a precipice

A slip thin ledge

for our stumbling lives

Are we no more

than a burning, daring

hand in the flames,

a simple translation of our scars

Published by G Turner

Gavin Turner is a poet and writer of short fiction. He lives in North West England. Some of his work is published here on this site and more recently in other journals and publications.

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