Northwords Now Issue 40

The FREE literary magazine of the North

Permitted Daily Exercise 1

by Paula Jennings

I sit for a while on the graveyard wall
and watch patterns of blue sky rearrange
as branches shift in the breeze.
Time has vanished.
 
And now time is back, with its heavy cloak;
a rook and heron squabble.


These Times

A Covid-19 sequence by Paula Jennings

HandsPoem by Paula Jennings
Hard DayPoem by Paula Jennings
On the Hall FloorPoem by Paula Jennings
Permitted Daily Exercise 1Poem by Paula Jennings
Permitted Daily Exercise 2Poem by Paula Jennings
Permitted Daily Exercise 3Poem by Paula Jennings
The Name of the VirusPoem by Paula Jennings
These TimesPoem by Paula Jennings