Counter-poem: Selima’s snail

Royalty free image from rawpixel. The Poetry Review — submissions for non-members of The Poetry SocietySubmitted on August 17, 2022 Your nameConny Borgelioen Titles & no. of poems submittedSelima’s snail 1 Cover LetterDear editors, I felt somewhat riled by Selima Hill’s poem “The Snail”, published in The Poetry Review Summer edition and on the website. … Continue reading Counter-poem: Selima’s snail


I travelled by land, did not come by sea, I wasn’t carried by the rippled surface you see today. I slowly walked here a long way following a trail, footprints in the sticky black earth. A syllable by keratin, indentation made in the search for food and water, the edges already crumbling. Nothing was wasted, … Continue reading Doggerland