POEM Rae Howells

NWR Issue 119


I used to think a crow’s black
could best be described as an absence
a black hole cut into the sky...

Rae Howells is a journalist and poet from Swansea. She won last year’s International Welsh Poetry Competition and this year’s Rialto Nature and Place competition. Her work has appeared in the Rialto, Envoi, New Welsh Review, Poetry Ireland and The Bay, as well as in the Arvon and Rhys Davies winners’ anthologies. Her limited edition pamphlet, Five, is available via her website www.raehowells.co.uk.

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