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the stones in the river by our camp in the forest / the space on the ground where we lay

composed 2022-2023

commissioned by BBC Radio 3 and first performed at the Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maayan Franco, as part of Tectonics 2023.

'achingly fragile' – THE SCOTSMAN

At our camp in the woods

I saw you bare broken teeth:

you sang the song. 

Your lips snarled back.
I saw inside — darkness
in a circle of rushlight
around our bed on the leaves

with water hard by us. 


Teangue, 2023


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