Senryu I

by Jonathan Durie

White box room painted
sisters in black veil silence
dead air is for rent.

 

Artist: Marcos Morales

Jonathan Durie is a Scottish writer based in California. He won a national New Writers Award from the Scottish Book Trust in 2014. He was then shortlisted for the Jane Martin poetry prize in the same year. In 2017 he began moderating a poetry group at his local writing collective. Jonathan started to write poetry consciously again. This group of poems comes from that workshop.

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