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Burning Rubbish

Martina Evans

A peachy sunset
over a line of black fir trees,
fires all over our field.
I am there in shorts and sandals
running with a can of petrol
to revive the drooping flames,
my father’s solid body
standing still among the blazes
like a Roman General,
just here, this evening
for once
like a king.
Taken from 'The Windows of Graceland'...
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