ISSUE No. 4

Clerestory

A clerestory is a window which allows light and air into the body of an old building. Clerestory Magazine stories and storytellers are like windows through which the pain and beauty of the human experience shine.

The Clerestory Podcast S1 E16

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Water Anywhere

Thirsting for a fundamental key
to life in the universe
we search the cosmos
for evidence of water

claiming victory for water-
discovery on exoplanets
light years away

while here on Earth
a drop of water
lingers for a moment
where and when it’s not
needed
then falls silently
from a solitary
Icicle.

Bill Chatfield is a board member of Peterborough Folk Music Society and founder of Peterborough Poetry Project. He is a retired postal classification specialist and philosopher.

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