Her Eyes Are Wild

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warmer than summer
underneath the haystack
the English tongue



she drinks beer
from the supermarket
in the town square
feeding potato-chips
to pigeons and sparrows



how far I've travelled to find
one need replaces another



her dog growls
at midnight revellers
coming too close
as she sleeps soundly
in the shoe-shop doorway



the night in my hair
turns black
burning stars


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'Her Eyes Are Wild' is a collaborative poem by Paul Conneally & Debra Woolard Bender - a renga style linked poem from 'The Wordsworth Papers' a series of poems linked to works by William Wordsworth.

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<Deleted User>

Mon 13th Apr 2009 15:54

me 2 :)

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winston plowes

Mon 13th Apr 2009 00:15

Interesting collaboration this.. like the last stanza especially.
Winston

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