Grant Shimmin

Downtown pigeons 

cooing on the next roof 

Chonky… and not so much 

through the office window 

Imagine never having to worry 

you’re getting too close
to the edge

Grant Shimmin is a South African-born New Zealand poet, living in the small city of Christchurch, for whom human relationships, the natural world and their intersection are poetic passions. He has work published/forthcoming at Roi Faineant Press, Does it Have Pockets?, The Hooghly Review, Dreich, Tap Into Poetry and elsewhere.