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small boy

small boy my knees were sore from kneeling, we rubbed saltwater but if I smell salt I know it is nausea I am in a boxed place we are many I am one with the boxes I have hands to … Continue reading

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The Ascent

The Ascent The garden rose up the small hillside until it became tussocky humps and bumps. Her feet twisted and sunk between the hummocks as she went. Her hair blew sideways although there was no wind and a hot dampness … Continue reading

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A Play in One Act

A Play in one Act. Act 1 Scene 1 Facebook spoken by Mrs J. Alfred Prufrock (The unenviable keeper of trees, the semi-widow) enters stage left dragging a string of dead diaries.) Oh the dodgy smartass comments I have read … Continue reading

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Incunable

Incunable I had not realised what day it was Waking from that brackish pool Of slumber to a crack of peering light No wonder I stared at stones and moss Took boxes and filled them with crumpled silks Thought of … Continue reading

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2.55AM

  Minotaurina – stitch on silk and monoprint- Veronica Aldous    2.55AM I was dreaming of a letter and  of red dye seeping When the lightning came with its cold supernal finger Snapping the bone of night So the room … Continue reading

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Lonely Hunter

  Lonely Hunter The lawnmower lasted longer than his wife Pushing it out over the day’s-eyes Reaping a harvest of wet chlorophyllic comfort On a skin rumpled by moles A house he had owned Only as far as the foundations … Continue reading

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On Writing

  On Writing Viveca in her white dress With cobalt embroidery Is nobody’s memory In her soft moss lined mules She walks as children walk Down the hot peeling street Of dusty pastel posters She was never anyone Drinking grenadine … Continue reading

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