Ripple-skiffed by bird and stone
Tree is held in Dark-water,
The flowers fight up.
Chris Murray is a City and Guilds stone-cutter. Her poetry is published in Ropes Magazine, Crannóg Magazine, The Burning Bush 2, Carty’s Poetry Journal, Caper Literary Journal, CanCan (WurminApfel), Bone Orchard Poetry, Women Writers Women Books, Southword Literary Journal, and the Diversity Blog (PIWWC, PEN International Women Writer’s Committee). She has reviewed poetry for Post (Mater Dei Institute), Poetry Ireland Review and Writing.ie. Her poetry blog is Poethead. She is a member of the PEN international Women Writers Committee, and is web-developer for the Irish PEN Committee.