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Friday Poem – ‘For a Foot’, Kathryn Gray

This week our Friday poem is ‘For a Foot’ by Kathryn Gray, taken from her 2004 debut collection, The Never-Never

Propelling us from the rain-lashed back-streets and housing estates of Wales, to London, California and beyond, the poems of… 107 more words



An aching radiates down my spine

it pulls and tugs at my vertebrates.

I consider all that’s happened

and all that’s yet to be understood. … 69 more words


covered in hot water & onslaught,
broken like the bed we used to make it
in, I wanted to
skin myself
to get rid of your fingerprints… 221 more words


Conditional empathy
is an act
of oppression.


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Breakfast with Statues

Have we really become more connected

Or have we drifted further into ourselves?

An ostentatious need to prove we are rich in goods and bads and bodies… 70 more words


Death in Suburbia

Sometime past lunch,
when the housework is done,
a translucent lady
sheds her husk. In her mirror,
if she turns just so, the tricksy sun… 38 more words