Yorkshire Dales III – Walls





Stone: stretched

from fell to rigg

from crag to beck


grey patched

lichen plumed

pocked and pitted


pile on pile

pressed by cow pelt

brushed by sheep shank


the land’s flanks

stitched with

drystone ribs

Copyright Mike Hopkins 2015

5 thoughts on “Yorkshire Dales III – Walls

  1. I like this one best too, but they’re all very fine poems. And it’s particularly impressive that they’ve been written on the hoof (wheel?) The dales are obviously poetically inspiring.

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