Friday, 14 August 2009

Fox On Mitcham Common by Matthew Friday

Posing in his orange-brown fur,
erect ears, staring into the foreground
forked by tall iron pylons tearing
the sky open over the tiny patch of Common.

Matthew Friday, UK

1 comment:

Crafty Green Poet said...

Matthew Friday is a professional writer and graduate of the MA in Creative Writing at Goldsmith College, London. He has had poems accepted for publication in the following magazines and literary journals: A Handful of Stones, Cadenza, Carillon, Earth Love, Erbacce, Envoi, Finger Dance Festival, Gloom Cupboard, IS&T (Ink, Sweat & Tears), The New Writer, Pens on Fire, Pulsar Poetry Magazine and Red Ink. Previous to that, he received a special mention in Poetry News. He won Third Prize in Writing Magazine’s Valentine Day’s 2007 poetry competition and was short-listed for Gloom Cupboard’s 2008 Chapbook Contest.