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Poem: Road to Peterborough (A47)

By Nathan Hamilton
Blogging Norfolk contributor

Made in England

From Clearances

By the second trip,
the drive back is familiar. It's night,

the rain already dried,
and the charge on is brutal

over road-stuck fur; a messy surrender of bugs on screen. I confess:

I'll never make the catch
of your long collapse,

or forgive a few their
skill at wounding.

The car, heavy with a swag of heirlooms,
passes unseen fields. The moon won't show.

The A47, a road from Peterborough - the city in which I used to live. It brought me here, and has taken me back.




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