self hug by Elinor Clark (Lucent Dreaming Issue 8)

that feeling
when you knot both ends
of your jumper sleeves together
& become one
with the knitted wool
consumed in a laniferous hug

Elinor is a copywriter by day, poet and avid reader by night. She was an Erbacce Prize 2020 winner and shortlisted for the Jane Martin Poetry Prize 2020. Her words have been published or are forthcoming in journals including The London Magazine, The Blue Nib, Tilde, Euphony, Young Poets Network and Poetry Birmingham. She hails from Leeds and loves colourful notepads, talking about Philosophy and Greggs vegan sausage rolls.
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