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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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Small Fairground

Small Fairground Their voices peal a gamelan of tones Perhaps there is a paddling pool Wriggling toe-fish in rubbery water A too cold breeze… I only have these little sounds to play with A rockpool of reminders Where each sense … Continue reading

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Kumadori

Kumadori Toshiro licks his finger Perfects his brow One pink wet moment On a  snow white ground As a plum exudes resin He expects her to open A man cannot always be a god.   Veronica Aldous all rights reserved … Continue reading

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The Perfume Tree

The Perfume Tree When I awoke the sun was turning the tree Into an angel, a celebration  of white edges The sun turned on my belly The wind blew a little warm sigh As if I cradled a happy child … Continue reading

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Kingsman

Kingsman Your hair that I hid in A membrane of silence Vibrating the fuzz On a moth O kingsman Can I speak to you? By all that is thin, shaded, worn Ancient and frayed I will search the gold air Unwinding … Continue reading

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Gold ticket 

Gold ticket  They come from distant corners The halt and lame, the smokers Drinkers, street watchers The girls with chronic knees The women with their childbirth backs The men with phantom arms They want to dance, they yearn Leaning on … 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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