Paul

Paul E Smith

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  • 19 Apr 2014
    1

    Cold Snap

    The recent mild spell
    has gone, pushed away
    by an encroaching easterly cold front
    all the way

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  • 06 Apr 2014
    1

    The Constant Couple

    The constant couple
    watch the crowd
    drifting in
    and drifting out
    passing an afternoon in

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  • 06 Feb 2014
    12

    A letter to my younger self

    I hope this letter finds you
    I’ll tell you what I know
    to give the benefit of hindsight,
    to

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  • 03 Feb 2014
    13

    Depression Lifting

    A misty veil drowns the oars
    that break the stillness
    of morning.
    The brightness
    of guessed at

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  • 05 Jan 2014
    1

    The Unmade Bed

    Dinner lies cold between us
    just like the unmade bed
    and dirty pots are grinning
    at the cruel

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  • 21 Dec 2013
    31

    Sunbeams

    Beneath a cloud of dust
    on hands and knees with a damp cloth,
    I'm rubbing stars into

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