Guardians – a poem by Louise Mather


Birds sing, 
butterflies watch on in, 
they don't know, 
they can fly away. 

Clouds swim calmly by, 
as sparks of heaven fall 
from the sky – 
raining white feathers 
to remind you. 

Louise Mather is a writer from Northern England and founding editor of Acropolis Journal. A finalist in the Streetcake Experimental Writing Prize, her work is published in various print and online literary journals. Her debut pamphlet The Dredging of Rituals is out with Alien Buddha Press, 2021. She writes about ancestry, motherhood, endometriosis, fatigue and mental health. Twitter @lm2020uk

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