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Andy Thornton: Two poems

Not Good Today The child is grumpy, squirming between sleep and tears. Her rest under the moon broken and now day is here. She slides off a knee, standing legs braced, scowling out at the world defying it to bring … Continue reading

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Andy Thornton

The Girl from Canada When her teardrop shattered itself on the pool’s surface, a million ripples spread across the water. Tiny circular heartbeats pulsing out into the world. Boiling across oceans and airwaves, back to the land of wide, slow … Continue reading

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The Gathering Place “This is where you will stand,” his mother told him, “In the warm days of Summer you will gather here, as your grand-parents and great grand-parents and all those who have gone before. This is where your … Continue reading

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