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Injured (Every Day Poets, December 2012)

Who struck first? It’s hard to say, now time has smoothed a patina of pain and spite across the rough surfaces of our conflict. Words like missiles crossed the void where love once dwelt, and deeds formed wounds licked into … Continue reading

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That Day (Every Day Poets, June 2011)

gently rounded dunes shifted, sand squeaked beneath our shoes as thin strands of grass whistled in the wind that wound our hair around our stinging faces you turned to me and stared long and hard into eyes that watered in … Continue reading

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Keadby to Cromwell Lock, Every Day Poets, January 2011

Steel grates on shingle, an engine screams in protest, quickly snuffed, and silence reigns. The fickle tide that welcomed us at Keadby like a lover, has slowly lost the plot. The clock ticks on. The world tilts slowly sideways whilst … Continue reading

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