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When, in January, Tom told us of his cancer diagnosis and its dreadful prognosis, a familiar grief moved in, pulled up a chair and became a fixture of every waking minute. After a few weeks, I tried a new tactic for … Continue reading

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With these we are left

This is another poem about loss  – but also, I hope, about life   With These We Are Left   The sweep of her fingers through dust on a mirror a small hair curled on the bathroom floor a door … Continue reading

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