Sue Spiers works with the Winchester Poetry Festival as treasurer and as SIG Sec for British Mensa’s poetry group. Her work has been published in Acumen, Ink, Sweat & Tears, The Interpreter’s House, Obsessed With Pipework, and Stand among others.
Glacial cylinder with its thumb-thick base,
Its circumference weighted to balance a hand’s span,
mazarine reflections of the fjord’s ice.
The fire-pit spits out sparks of moonlight.
My tongue courts the contents of the glass;
A dalliance of lakkalikööri, a sting, a glow.
glabrous swirling coats its inner skin;
reminders of cold nights encased in your arms.
winner of Hysteria 4 Competition 2015 and published in competition anthology
The Pocket Poetry Book of Cricket, 2018, Paper Swans Press, ISBN 978-1-9998196-9-9, £3.50
Best of British, 2017, Paper Swans Press, ISBN 978-0-9931756-6-4, £9
Hallelujah for 50ft Women, 2015, Bloodaxe Books, ISBN 978-1-78037-155-9, £9.95
Hysteria 4 Anthology, 2015, ISBN 978-0-9927429-7-3, £5.50
Jiggle Sac , 2012, self published at www.lulu.com, ISBN 978-1-291-04430-0, £5
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