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Poem of the week


I’m sliding backwards into memory
like a skydive in reverse
into the blue of
my mother’s robes
a mosque’s dome

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Tell me that you haven’t felt like this for years
way-out high on red wine. Tell me about
2005 and the cycle of time, how you never...

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Poem of the week

Things you’d only tell your mother in a foreign language

It’s ten o’clock on a Friday night.
You’re pulling hard on my shoulder blades
like you’re trying to

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Driving to Whitstable with my father

When people look into our car, they see me
a hitchhiker of twenty-three
passenger seat, hands on knees
eyes fixed on a hole in my...

Poem of the week

The wanting

The wanting is what I fear the most

the wanting.


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The repetition in this is

Posted on Fri, 20 Dec 2013

The repetition in this is quite powerful! Beautiful piece. 

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