Forests of Myth

by Chris Astwood Issue: Fall 2017 Special Issue on Extinction
The endless forests
of Bermuda cedar died

sometime back in the 50s.

     The cedar forests
     slip from living memory,

     becoming forests of myth.

Chris Astwood

Chris Astwood is a Bermudian poet currently living and studying in the UK, where he is a PhD candidate in creative and critical writing at the University of East Anglia. His writing has recently appeared in Caribbean Quarterly, The Rialto, Lighthouse, and World Literature Today.