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Guernsey Literary Festival

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Guernsey Arts

Peter Wallis, Norfolk

3rd prize: Open Poetry
Poems on the Move & Poems on the Buses Exhibitions

Gather at roadsides if you must.
Turn to mercury on a duck’s back.

Don’t Keep Off the Grass.
Make windows weep. Applaud.

My woollen suit cringes at your touch,
but lob a drop in my upturned mouth.

Be Greek. Fall like little smashing plates.
Be French and kiss both cheeks.