Sadie Maskery

I had a dream like this once
more vivid and positive than reality
except you were naked and I 
was a bird.
The agony and recoil
of wanting you
and knowing you saw
only wings,
distant, in flight.

Sadie Maskery lives in Scotland by the sea with her family.  She can be found on Twitter as @saccharinequeen where she describes herself, optimistically, as ‘functioning adequately’.