Spider – a poem by Lucy Whitehead

Spider   I am watching a spider crawl in circles, anticlockwise, toward the centre of its web, meting out its sticky silk, deft legs weaving the thread, pulling the weft taut, letting it go, while wind buffets the doily of elastic lace, an almost invisible spiral against the grey-bright clouds woven so tightly it could […]

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At Prayer – a poem by Tony Lucas

At Prayer Stillness has dressed the table, smoothing reflections in a marble floor. One icon set against the whitened wall. Briefly we rest with this, and then assault the silence with our thoughts and feelings all our tensions and attentions. It appears not to resist, only makes way before us, gracious, accommodating, until we relent, […]

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