Alone and together – by Jackie Biggs

A city that snares
slow rhythms
(Federico Garcia Lorca)



A river flows through
afternoon’s slow heat
Lorca’s pace

(together and alone
juntos y solo)

babble at café tables
rises and drops into shadow
by the waterside

sun falls through trees
the flicker of fresh leaves
in green spring

(solo y juntos
alone and together)

wine is red, time is yellow
the rhythm of the river is ours
for this hour adrift.




Jackie Biggs has had poetry published in many magazines and anthologies, both in print and online. Her first poetry collection, The Spaces in Between, was published in September 2015 by Pinewood Press (Swansea). She is a member of the four-woman poetry performance group, The Rockhoppers. Some of her poetry appears on her blog: Twitter: @JackieNews

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