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Hope Hope’s not quite as it seems; it’s slimmer than you’d think and less steady on its feet Sometimes, it’s out of breath can hardly see ahead and cries itself to sleep It may not tell you all this or…

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Animal Oscars by Neil Fleming

Animal Oscars The Ocean turtle Does not hurtle. Tortoises Are similarly unlike vortices. And while the sloth Frankly surpasses both, It is the sponge, Not noted for its lightning lunge, (The absence of a brain a happy bonus) Which captures…

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Time Out by Jeremy Page

TIME OUT Buzzards perform with mathematical precision overhead. Fighter planes rehearse below. And, somewhere else, two children have walked away to nowhere, following who knows what pied piper. On my desk, with its view of Green Park, a phone rings…

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