For July's Poem of the Month I have chosen the poem 'No Ghosts' by Gillian Prew . It is taken from her collection Throats Full of Graves.
Photo by by Alex Borland
NO GHOSTSHer eyelids the world heavy and lost, her womba hole, a drifting husk – the winter of her wounds. Her blooda beginning passed as innocent fire dirtyas her mother’s dust her father’s flooded organs.Her worry a crime the fraudulent songs of glass and spiresthe abject need for miracles.