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Margaret Wilmot, Brighton, UK

Poems on the Buses Exhibition

The sparrowhawk

brakes with a whoosh into its own back-wind and away – no time to blink as I come round the hedge. A young blackbird hops off all unaware. Every day bolts fall. The sky is deeper than its baby blue. Sometimes we are spared.