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NO EXIT

Oh Lord, I have terrifiedmy soul at your graveyardswhere the spirits of your peoplethought to restfor an over-flowering morningto recall the world in,regale themselves with memories in,tremble in the glory of their soulsat what they please to call your throne.And … Continue reading

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ARMISTICE DAY

“Died some pro patria non dulce non et decor.”So Ezra Pound adapted Horace’s linesfor those whose sufferings for their nationhad bred a dull, dark, painful generationwith gloria cauterised from their minds. In the calendar their deaths are still recorded.Poppies and … Continue reading

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