Home New Poetry An Astráil: With Denise O'Hagan 2 Poems from Randolph Stow Young Writers Awardee, Rosie Bogumil

2 Poems from Randolph Stow Young Writers Awardee, Rosie Bogumil

THE ROADMAP My body is a roadmap,  Of white ridges, undulating hills and Curves of red, mingling with slashes of grey,  As if a snail raced to cross this broken landscape.  Slow and steady is the path from darkness,  While I – the typical hare – cannot bear the harshness Of reliving these moments.  Moment by moment by moment  The light gets further away,  Until it is untraceable. And I, With no other option but the impossible,  Add fault lines to the ...

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