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Guernsey Literary Festival

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Guernsey Arts

Gabriel Griffin, Italy

2nd prize: Open Poetry
Poems on the Move & Poems on the Buses Exhibitions


I didn’t know but read somewhere that swifts hunting sky’s oceans catch not only all winged insects – and, bless them, mosquitoes – but also hosts of spiders engaged in sailing the airways on silken threads, their frail crafts blown by vagrant winds and no return to Ithaca.