Tuesday 5 May 2020

2 Poems by Andrew Shields

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Two Small Snowmen Discuss The Skiing Conditions

"There isn't enough

perfect snow."

"You have to make

a little go

a long way."

"The powder's good,

but much too thin."

"I wish it would

snow again."

"More perfect snow,

and we could ski."

"And we could grow."


Andrew Shields lives in Basel, Switzerland. His collection of poems "Thomas Hardy Listens to Louis Armstrong" was published by Eyewear in 2015. His band Human Shields released the album "Somebody's Hometown" in 2015 and the EP "Défense de jouer" in 2016.

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