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LAVANDULA VERA


shadow of a shadow
in paradiso
a small walled garden

the sun at right angles
touching with jointed fingers
bitter silk

grey on grey
a glaucous mirroring
of cygnets’ wings

a lambent greening  

 


From HEARTWOOD (Caxton Press, 1989)
Bernadette Hall
 


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