SEA-SIDE MUM IN WINTER

Poem: Sea-Side Mum in Winter

SEA-SIDE MUM IN WINTER Inside, the children play the game I bought Suitable for ages eight to eighty. Outside, declined as a player – do I seem older than eighty? I walk the deserted beach – sleet numbing my face Like grief. The tide has left a scum – a dirty bathtub (And I’ve told […]

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