From Haikupedia – Stephen Toft (born April 14, 1980, Basingstoke, U.K.), homelessness worker and poet. His work has been included in international journals and anthologies and be sure to check out his website.
The photographs in the book are by Phil Openshaw who is a photographer and visual artist from England who works with a wide variety of media.
in the hollow
of a tree i find
an eel slides
towards my nightmare
cherry blossoms convincing nobody
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