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[poem] Hatboxes On The Underground


Hatboxes On The Underground I’m carrying hatboxes on the underground Surrounded by women in summer frocks Wondering what’s in them: Floral delights or structured wonders? Who for and why two? Who are the lucky women going to don These hats … Continue reading

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[poem] Boy On The Train


The boy with the world on his shoulders, Bore-holes for eyes Tired cotton trousers grip strong legs Feet that have been through hell, Lifted to let a bent mother pass With her pram, bumping into the central pole behind her, … Continue reading

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