As Outtakes Fall
This is his silent running away.
A leaving dressed in eventlessness
To find a hiding place behind her eyes,
across the resting fields.
Bittersweet outtakes listen at his feet
as the ending washes itself in ungovernable rain.
Foy Timms is a poet/writer based in Reading, Berkshire, U.K. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Fevers Of The Mind Poetry Digest, Glove, Hypnopomp, Merak Magazine, North of Oxford, Peeking Cat Poetry, Pulp Poets Press and Twist in Time, among others. She is preoccupied with themes such as fleeting connections, departure, displacement, British towns/villages, social exclusion and the sociopolitical dimensions of living spaces.