Craig Raine

Craig Raine Poems

1. A Martian Sends A Postcard Home 1/13/2003
2. The Onion, Memory 1/13/2003
3. An Attempt At Jealousy 1/13/2003
4. Dandelions 1/13/2003
5. City Gent 1/13/2003
6. In Modern Dress 1/13/2003
7. Nature Study 1/13/2003
8. In The Kalahari Desert 1/13/2003

An Attempt At Jealousy

So how is life with your new bloke?
Simpler, I bet. Just one stroke
of his quivering oar and the skin
of the Thames goes into a spin,

eh? How is life with an oarsman? Better?
More in--out? Athletic? Wetter?
When you hear the moan of the rowlocks,
do you urge him on like a cox?

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