Light by Stephen Toft

a meeting
at the bend
in the river

between you
and the addict
who wasn’t right

you listen to
her song
and watch her
hands

tightly cupping
the light

Stephen Toft

Stephen Toft is a poet and homelessness worker who lives in Lancaster, UK with his girlfriend and their children. He grew up in Swansea. His poetry has appeared in a variety of journals such as zombie logic review, frogpond, modern haiku and american tanka. In 2008 red moon press published his collection, the kissing bridge.

 

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