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Julia Meredith, Guernsey

1st prize: Channel Islands’ Poetry
Poems on the Move & Poems on the Buses Exhibitions

Red leaf poised
above twisting koi
or twenty years ago?

Our dog on the
sun-warmed landing –
what puppy dreams
make those stiff paws twitch?

Cold feet on stone tiles.
I boil the kettle, then slowly
put your cup back.

If life were a play
I’d say it lacked plot.

The flowers need throwing out.