Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Tears at the Chapel Royal.(a low-key affair)

in a box
the forgotten heir
winters

without light

while that family, as she called them,  
now have fresh blood and a new line 
(of worship)

duely christened

to the coven of seven (god 
fearing)


© Philip Johnson



Previously appeared in: Poetry 24, The Ugly Tree; Poetry Scotland, Emergency Verse, Write Away, Caught In The Net, Red Pencil, Writer's Hood, Transparent Words; Emergency Verse and The Robin Hood Book.


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