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HATRED : A SESTINA by Robert Friend

Hatred

is wanting

to hurt

and its fulfillment

dancing

on someone’s grave.

 

Because the insult was grave,

I must repay hatred with hatred,

abandon all pleasure: the dancing,

the flirting, the wallowing wantings

of every day. How drab their fulfillment

when… Continue reading HATRED : A SESTINA by Robert Friend

Going to Work

7.7 King's Cross Alexander Chadwick

 

The leaves are sodden they’ll take
months to become useful again.
I bagged them today

in a world so warm
I used my fingers to rake
the grass clear of their wet colours.

I imagine them… Continue reading Going to Work

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