Caught by the River


Will Burns | 15th May 2010

by Will Burns.

Out by the reservoir
she watched the buoy
bobbing up and down
and terns and gulls
wheeling over the

For whatever reason,
I was thinking of children’s
pictures, where a strip of
un-coloured paper separates
the sea from the sky.

(Will Burns, in his Treecreeper guise, will be playing the Caught by the River stage at the Port Eliot Festival at 12 noon on Saturday 24th of July)