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Guernsey Literary Festival

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Guernsey Arts

Eilidh Lang, Switzerland

2nd prize: Young People’s Poetry
Poems on the Move & Poems on the Buses Exhibitions

Old Folk

Once I was in a home And I saw the old folk In the room where they keep them When they can't even talk And what is the point When they can't even talk? My mother said That they still need kindness When they're drooling in bed Yes they still need kindness But I didn't understand Because it sounded so dull That the space in their hearts Was still full