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Parfumier

  Parfumier The crushed violets in your drenched hand smell of nothing, the ionone numbs the senses, Like ghosts they cannot wither, being as they are already gone into some nervy hinterland. Josephine, you called me, the shadow on my … Continue reading

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Hymnself

Hymnself I was thinking of visiting you By now you will be mystified by leaves Haunted by squirrels and small slow maggots Fingering and boring into the sainted bark. I feel you in the sunset when the shadows Skitter over … Continue reading

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Existential White Rabbit

Earthworks painting by Veronica Existential White Rabbit Everyone wishes the moon would talk to them Secretly, they believe they know her better Than all her many lovers that when Thom sings our favourite lullaby The book falling from his hands … Continue reading

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Full Fathom

Full Fathom I am not one of many; I am one who knew The volutes of your labyrinth A sliding hand on the inner skin The wall where pain had snagged And wrought its patterns now overlaid With sorrow’s bark; … Continue reading

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The NotSo Stranger

The NotSo Stranger I am tasting you from afar Touching your worn coatsleeves Thrusting my ghosthands in your pockets This is a healing with cold dark apples Rolling from the thorny branches Pitting the snow with blue shadows The bed sheets … Continue reading

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Musician

Musician I made you sing Words as black As lapwings On the frozen weald.   Veronica Aldous 2016 all rights reserved, art and poem.

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Old Year

They cut through the hillside revealing the light.They found me with my coat sleeves fraying in soft threads. Velvet eyed in the twilight, as stunned a moonstruck doe! With the door hanging on its hinges as though it no longer … Continue reading

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