HOME TOWN

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HOME TOWN

Aberystwyth
a mouthful of a name
meeting of two rivers
that flow into the sea
Aberystwyth
youthful memories of
a town still tugging
at my sleeve like
the hauling of nets
bursting with fish
the smell of diesel
and blood on the
harbour wall
Aberystwyth
all caravans and students,
churches, castles, seagulls,
soggy ice creams,
postcards, monuments
and the distress flares
bursting into a winter sky
as the lifeboat launches
desperately into
an angry ocean.



Copyright.David Subacchi
from the Collection 'First Cut' published by Cestrian Press.2012.

Liverpool poetryLiverpool PoetsWALES.Aberystwyth

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David Subacchi

Mon 16th Sep 2013 18:26

Thank you so much Cynthia.

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Mon 16th Sep 2013 12:54

I like this, David. It opens with an interesting explanation, and closes with a particular experience extended for several lines, presumably to emphasise the grip of that memory which was beyond the casual, the underbelly of the 'tourist-y' attractions.

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David Subacchi

Sun 1st Sep 2013 17:29

You can access more of my poetry including some videos simply by searching the net for DAVID SUBACCHI + POET.

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