Two Poems by Mark Goodwin

mountains near body of water panoramic photo
Photo by eberhard grossgasteiger on


hill ridge cuts
 no hope’s thresh

  hold as glee’s
  lit thread dis

  agrees in

  a steep





  to be tarn

  to float to
  feel light

  through bones

  as sur
  rounding ob








Mark Goodwin’s latest chapbook is called All Space Away and In, published by Shearsman Books (Bristol, 2017). His fourth full-length collection Steps (Longbarrow Press, Sheffield, 2014) was a category finalist in the 2015 Banff Mountain Book Competition. Mark lives on a narrowboat in the English Midlands … and he is a balancer, walker, climber, and stroller …


Image Credits: Eberhard Grossgasteiger

The Pragser Wildsee, or Lake Prags, Lake Braies is a lake in the Prags Dolomites in South Tyrol, Italy. It belongs to the municipality of Prags which is located in the Prags valley.

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