Losslit contributor:
Di Slaney

Di Slaney is a smallholder, marketing consultant and publisher from Nottinghamshire. She co-owns Candlestick Press, and her poems have been widely published and commended. She won first prize in the 2014 Brittle Star and 2015 Four Corners poetry competitions.  Her pamphlet Dad’s Slideshow is available from Stonewood Press, and her first poetry collection Reward for Winter is published by Valley Press.

Smallholding

Every dawn she looks up, sucks on doing words to break her fast, breathes in the day.