Tag: ageing

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by John Burnside
In the Central Café / in Innsbruck, / a girl in a dark-blue dress / unlooses her hair from its clasp / so it falls to her waist,...
by Douglas Dunn
Even when just the other day / From Then to Now feels decades away. / The name at the back of the mind… / What...
by Anne Shivas
That’s me in the painting. / My face smooth and brow clear, / for I do not worry over / what I cannot see.
by Joan Ure
I saw you from my window, Margaret. / I was watching the seagulls swooping the sky. / The seagulls, I was telling myself, know / today...
by Stuart A. Paterson
The tide is sidling up to Almorness, / unmet by those returned now north & west / away from here.
by Edwin Muir
Friend, I have lost the way. / The way leads on. / Is there another way? / The way is one. / I must retrace the track. / It's lost...
by Gael Turnbull
‘The going is harder’ / he advised me / ‘as one gets older.’ / I didn’t believe him. / After all, he was old / and the old are like...
by William Letford
The old lady struggles, footsteps careful, leaving shuffle marks in the snow. / No shopping bag, so maybe it’s church, and maybe...
by Sheenagh Pugh
He has chosen, far nearer the end / than the beginning, to live / where, every day, he can watch the land / / come and go,...
by Elma Mitchell
My neck, where love ran / Just under the skin / Is now an old rickety ladder to the brain. / / My breasts, a full delight...
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