C J Heyworth – Wheelbarrow questing

Wheelbarrow questing

School urges us
ever to accumulate
yet what dawns in
maturity is selectivity
not bulk – how I soon
began to seek white
chickens and essence
of red wheelbarrow
glazed with rain.

 

 

C J Heyworth is the pen version of the blogger, commentator and poet Christopher James Heyworth who is a widower based in North West England.  CJH has poems in many Small Press magazines, articles on poetry, and a 2003 chapbook After Singapore and Other Poems to his name.  A fuller collection, Hurry Up Please – It’s Time, is in preparation with Authorhouse and should be released before Christmas 2014: