A Solarised Portrait of Lee Miller – by George Beddow


Cowed by a single hare… 
’tis pity she’s some common medlar!  

A mock sun yawns 
then sinks 
its yellowing teeth 
into my neck 
of the woods.  

‘So this is solarisation?’  

Bloodied (but unbowed) 
a violin plays ~
sans fiddler.




The Bitter Lemons Of Nerval was published by Original Plus Chapbooks in 2016