Seán Hewitt

Seán Hewitt’s new collection, Rapture’s Road, is due in January.

Two Poems

Seán Hewitt, 19 October 2023

St Jude’s

The clinked latch woke meinside the tower. Past midnight,and outside, voices … the stretchof headlights across the rafters,

a dozen rooks asleep in a braceof echoes. Hollow, uninhabited –all the living parts of mewere flown. But then enough,

enough. My forehead daubedin ash, the silence foldedaround me like a dark wave.In the ruined spire, in the filth

of life, I...

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