Poetry: Victoria Bean

Lady now divorced

She holidays high on the hill
and can always find a fisherman
to sail her down the cobblestones
on the back of his moped.

She’ll wave to his friends
so they can all admire
this flame-haired catch.

Victoria Bean is a visual poet and member of Arc Editions. Her poems have appeared in The Rialto, The Spectator and Poetry Salzburg Review. She spent a year in Horseferry Road Magistrate's Court recording, in verse, the 'high drama and low comedy' of the English justice system. Caughtpublished by Smokestack, is her first collection.