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19 Sep18

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Patricia Fargnoli
Sharon Black
Mandy Pannett
Fire in the Head
Sally Spedding

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“Part of the Dark”
Dempsey & Windle
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“My Hotel”;
“Breaking Away”
Poetry Salzburg





A quarter past two and you wondered if
your body were a breeze or a breath of moonlight,
if your children drew on the tide in the harbour,
or the dew-covered garden in their dream work.
They lay like feathers in a single bed. And you, at once
the lady in the window and the woman moving
down the cobblestone lane to a pier beyond
the bulwarks and pilings, blending, step upon step,
your own colour and form into that nightscape.

Scott Elder

Runner-up and published online Troubadour Poetry Prize, 2016