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Poem – Jan FitzGerald

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Poem – Jan Fitzgerald

Gannets  Supersonic heads brushed with sea pollen, they ride the thermals up to height, tease out the sky hover take aim dive A stratospheric entry plume of spray! Shake the head, slip the fish, flap twice, instant take-off again. Beaks…
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Mike   The photo in the lounge told the story. A handsome man sitting on a haybale in a barn flanked by his wife, four children and six border collies  their ruffs ribboned with medals.   Other dogs he had buried…
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Poem – Jan FitzGerald

Nest   Consider  this pouch of air,  thatch of cloud, tightly woven against a sky loosely strung. This swirl of wind  is threaded to miracles.   In this scoop of heaven,  time coddles echoes, joggle of eggs, shuffle of fledglings, in…
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McLaren Falls  in this place the river rises to meet us & rungs of spray swing from bank to sky ducks pedal down to Freshwater Atlantis in this place indefinable grapnels to granite & lake-loving cypress tai chi in the…
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