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Where the Hares Are Cover

A Dark Winter, a poem by John Gilham

That winter, I realised

why the Scandinavians are so sad:

for here too, no light for months,

a glass wind off the Arctic

and all the things you look for, absent:

snowdrops, daffodils, frogs, blossom -

all on hold.

 

Drear days

that shrivel the soul like a vow of silence,

that geld the desire to do, to make,

almost, to be.

 

Then, the tinge of purple on the wold,

the burst of white along the hedge,

brown earth from black,

and celandine, bluebells, birdsong,

bees.

John Gilham was the editor of Dream Catcher Magazine and is a widely published writer.

His poetry collection, Where The Hares Are has just been published by Stairwell books.

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Todays Events

Sunday - 23rd

Open Art Exhibition

Education Room, Treasure House, Beverley

Looking at Lairgate

Guildhall, Beverley

Learn to meditate with Buddhist Meditation Teacher Kelsang Lekmo

The Friends Meeting House, Quaker Lane, Beverley, HU17 8BY
5:00pm

Upcoming Events

Tuesday - 25th

Singalong Memories - Sing-along group

Walkington Methodist Church Schoolroom, Walkington
2:00pm

Thursday - 27th

Adult Book Group

Beverley Library, Treasure House, Beverley
5:30pm

Friday - 28th

Quiz night and Fish and Chips Supper

Skidby Village Hall, Cottingham
7:30pm

Monday - 2nd

The White Horse Folk Club presents Damien Barber

The White Horse Folk Club at Beverley Conservative Club, Wylies Road, HU17 7AP, Beverley
8:30pm

Thursday - 5th

Subtle Flame Poetry Group

The Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, HU17 8JG
8:30pm