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Washing-up liquid and isolation

The trilobite climbs from the kitchen sink and sits on the draining board. Spring ahead of its appointment opens crocuses and daffodil towers of yellow. A wood fire circulates heat into the radiators, hot coffee circulates heat into me. Sunlight … Continue reading

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Shrapnel Cheese

Shrapnel cheese and pork pie fragments. Feeding frenzy around a table, patchwork papered with crepe. I look for someone I know as I load up your plate with marshmallows in pink and white. Skip sweets in a bowl which look … Continue reading

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Drain Warmth from the Pale Stone

Sophia gardens. First day of September. Mist forms droplets on the handles of the buggy. Helicopters spin to the pavement and crackle beneath my feet. A man sits on the bench drinking coffee from a thermos. His cap is pulled … Continue reading

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Novel Writing Winter 2013

Novel Writing Winter starts on January 1st 2013 and runs through to March 20th (for more information see SarahPotterWrites). So what is my novel going to be? I am looking at a collection of prose poems, called Nosedive Crawling, which … Continue reading

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