Furtive

Stephen Kingsnorth

Furtive, creeping up,

without the courtesy of shoulder tap,

grief and sadness, dare not name,

a welling, smarting globe of shame.

Stephen Kingsnorth (Cambridge M.A., English & Religious Studies), retired to Wales from ministry in the Methodist Church due to Parkinson’s Disease, has had pieces published by on-line poetry sites, printed journals and anthologies, including The Parliament Literary Journal.  His blog is at 

https://poetrykingsnorth.wordpress.com/

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