Articles by Susan Moorhead


My Twitter feed seems to be a longlist of people saying they have lost their mother, their brother or sister, their father, their [...]

April 5, 2020

Poet’s Corner: Shift

If you hold a sparrowin the cup of your hand,a found one, stunnedby the smash of glassthat was window not sky,forever after, when you see [...]

October 13, 2019

Poet’s Corner – Salamander

She pries back the lid of an old take-out food container and reveals him, mottled, dark and damp; he hisses. She speaks to him calmly, my [...]

March 24, 2019

Poet’s Corner: Snapshot

Snow melting on the buried lawns, only 8:00 a.m.  and it’s twenty degrees warmer than yesterday.   The black road is [...]

March 6, 2019

Poet’s Corner: Mr. Grimshaw

My daughter catches toads on summer nights when they fill the street in front of her house. When rain creates rivers of glistening light [...]

June 17, 2018

Poet’s Corner – Talking

If you couldn’t sleep, chances are you would find my mother in the kitchen at 3 A.M. with a cup of hot chocolate or maybe a cool [...]

May 13, 2018

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