by John Moody
river transparent turquoise-hue
stretched thin as hosiery
under rocking yachts
water silken five denier
stretched under mountains
stapled by electric pylons
reflecting farther shore
a faraway train-line
runs like a laddered stocking
Copyright © 2022 – John Moody. All rights reserved.
About the Author
John lives on Scotland’s Clyde estuary. His work has been published in Dawntreader, Dreich magazine, Writers Umbrella, The SquawkBack, Pure Slush Books Southlight and Coin-Operated Press. He was Shortlisted for the EarlyWorks Press poetry competition in 2019 and 2020, and placed third in Scottish Association of Writers Short story competition in 2017.
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