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Scrimshaw

And there was the body, lying at the foot of the cliffs on top of thick coils of oil-black seaweed. I smiled. I was walking to my uncles Arthúr and Níls’s summer house in Rauðasandur and I’d left the path to … Continue reading

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River

For my cousin, Suzy Barratt   It was just so: suddenly the air was soft mown grass although the tower blocks, the shouting and the dogs held the evening ugly   a smile pulled my face and I stepped into an … Continue reading

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All Your Days

For my cousin, Suzy Barratt   Not you, but us moving out of the harbour. Cold hands haul knots and rope, we shout farewell and wave and weep for this day. The horizon will not return us and you will … Continue reading

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