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A Rattlebag of Poetry 1995-2004 by Wendy Webb

A Rattlebag of Poetry 1995-2004
By Wendy Webb

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An assorted mix of early poems, written 1995 to 2004 by the author. These are unthemed poems, variously published individually, but not as a collection.


The glare of the light
The long-drawn night
The waiting, inducing
A baby producing
Wrapped up in a blanket of death.

A womb ready to bear
Arms ready to care
The knitting, relating
A Nursery waiting
Wrapped gently for the grave.

The ring of the phone
The drive home alone
Flowers joyfully proclaiming
Card messages stating
Wrapped around in grief.

A baby so cold
So fleetingly to hold
Photos, remembering
Loving yet leaving
Wrapped only in the earth.

Child with a name
With a terrible fame
Your parents time-marking
Enduring nig...
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