Poetry by HLR

Mundane Things That Immediately Make Me Think of a Specific Dead Person washing my hair over the edge of the bath • orange squash • doing the crossword • unscrewing / emptying / refilling a hot water bottle • stripping the bed & putting on fresh covers • rope • inspecting my scalp for grey hairs • snow • poaching eggs • denim […]

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Poetry by Charles K. Carter

Under the Sea                                                                                                 I.  I want to be where the mermaids are down where it’s better,  down where there’s harmony, where they love all the species of the seas. down where it’s better,  down where sharks are sharks and not men in suits disguising their lust for blood.  down where it’s better,  down where mankind’s […]

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