VALENTINE

 

naked in our bed

 

while winter’s wake

awakes me

 

blessed by your

caress

 

underfoot

and in the air

 

and all four seasons

in day

TOM PICKARD lives in North East UK, in Tommy Armstrong country. His most recent work includes Fiends Fell (Flood Editions, 2017), Winter Migrants (Carcanet Press, 2016), and hoyoot: Collected Poems and Songs (Carcanet, 2014). He is currently working on volume 2 of Fiends Fell.

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