Having given up documentary
to document actors, it was almost inevitable
that the director would cut himself from the script entirely.
The foggy mountain home
Instead, the rain keeps falling,
the un-chopped wood is still part
of a heart-breaking forest.
The morning had been as clear and defined as ice
when he left with the work completed, the bottle emptied,
and all the day to come.
Ross Moore lives and works in Belfast. His articles and reviews have appeared in journals and websites such as the Dublin Review of Books, Long Poem Magazine, and the Chicago Review. His poetry has been published in journals including The Shop: A Magazine of Poetry, Fortnight, Skylight 47, Abridged and Strix.