In the Stream, by Ceinwen E Cariad Haydon 

reeds wound round by currents
a nest holding ovoid stones

light glances on water
I swear I see rinsed cracks
see eggs hatch – not fossils
or creatures of limestone
but soft feathered birds

fleet and sleek
I suspend disbelief
plain faith restored


About Ceinwen E Cariad Haydon 

Ceinwen lives in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, and writes short stories and poetry. She has been widely published in web magazines and in print anthologies. She graduated with an MA in Creative Writing from Newcastle University in 2017. She believes everyone’s voices counts.