hopscotch, catcall through
letterboxes and, hands blue
with cold, not come home to you?
Taranach (Gaelic for the ghost of an unbaptised child)
David Lightfoot was born in Wrexham and has worked in education in Kenya and Lincolnshire. His poems show a mastery of form and technique, and are often bitingly ironic. His publications include Winterman's Company (an occult novel about the Lincol Imp). He helped edit Sunk Island Review and was founder editor of Seam magazine.