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Seahorses

My mum had a catastrophic addiction.  She died in November 2011.   The morning came cold and clear ice had crept under my door. My old dog lay down by the wall, tired out.   I walked without you, without your … Continue reading

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The Present

  Thank you for the present, it’s beautiful. I’ve kept it in my room all these years. Everyday I look at it and think of you. That silly green spiky thing, just like us. I heard you died on June … 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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