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A Hundred Gourds 2:1 December 2012
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the hula-hoop
from my long ago childhood
still in the loft
used once and abandoned
I know how it feels

spaceTracy Davidson - UK
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  make-up sex
no one notices
how a fly dies
screaming
on flypaper

spaceLeRoy Gorman - Canada
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    a moth
bounced off the walls
all night
I couldn't make sense
of my feelings

spaceLuminita Suse - Canada
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wishing I'd savoured
that last mouthful of childhood…
moments before
laughing at my reflection
in the bowl of the spoon

spaceClaire Everett - UK
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  years of letters...
the bridge between us
suspended
until it could no longer
bear the weight of lies

spaceRuth Holzer - USA
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