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Via Sheffield

Three blokes on the over-crowded train are teasing the woman in the sober coat who’s taken the fourth seat at their table. When it’s tickets please they grin and stack their pile of lager cans in front of her. She … Continue reading

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Eden

Colin McCahon was a NZ painter. http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/takaka-night-and-day-colin-mccahon Takaka Night and Day (Colin McCahon) The valley is ruched into fat folds upholstered plush with grass and from this green womb everything will come Eden will make itself here and snakes will … Continue reading

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Best before

Today’s poem springs from things seen and heard this morning. Best before Rhubarb and mango chutney square bottle gold lid under the ingredients list it says best before May 2913. I admire the precision of that ‘May’ wonder what happens … Continue reading

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