TSR: The Southampton Review

Losing the Dog

I wake before sunrise and make a torch of it
shoving the dog in the boot of the car
pissed-on rope, cracked cagoule, there is no flask
for tea, just me and my red-rush of will
of light ellipsis, on the still
mountain summits, and the coming
flat edge of conference
calls, post-its, emails, bibliographie


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