Susannah Pickering

Coat

Shades of earth & sky
with me between them
walking
on a blue morning
your red ticket stub
in the cold lined pocket
blunted
slipping through fingers
leaving me wanting


*Susannah Pickering is a poet, playwright and knitter with poems previously published in the likes of Mslexia, Other Poetry and Smoke. Her first pamphlet – Digging Up The Dead – is due out next year from Red Squirrel Press.

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