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Guernsey Literary Festival

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Guernsey Arts

Simon Crowcroft, Jersey

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

A squirt of blue
in white china,
an aerogramme,
azure, like skies
and as light, our
Queen’s serene gaze
westward; nothing
allowed inside:
a single hair
and my news went
by sea, took weeks;
punched in the face,
my glasses held
by Sellotape.