Autumn Sky Poetry . . . Number 12 . . .

C.P. Stewart lives with his family in North Yorkshire. Formerly a singer/songwriter with the cult band Laughing Gravy, his poetry has been published internationally. He is currently the Poetry Editor for Sotto Voce magazine.


have appeared
on the slope beneath
the holly-hedge.

I should like
to say they look
like a little band
of Trappist monks,
cowled heads bowed
in non-discussion,
at the brink of a great wood.

But they don't.

And yet . . .

     by C.P. Stewart

© 2009 C.P. Stewart