Emma Farry


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8 Ways Of Looking At A Gum Tree

1

'They call that a tree, '

The lamas say,

Mirth bubbling from their bellies


2

“Time to take it down, ” he said

“It’s spoiling the view.

Has done for forty years.”


3

Silver fish dart

In rock pools

Sharp eyes watch from the branch

Joy will eventually deliver lunch


4

The Kermadec tsunami

uprooted the pathway

pipes exposed

Roots tasted salt

For the first time





5

Under silvery strips

We gather in a damp, fragrant ...

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