Lee Wilkinson


Lee Wilkinson Poems

1. By The Swan: The Guildford Bridge: Winter,2012 7/2/2012
2. A Chair In The Rain 7/2/2012
3. Confirmation 8/2/2012
4. Commuting 8/2/2012
5. Ella 2/18/2016
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A Chair In The Rain

On the first
morning
of spring she
drags the white wicker
chair into the
shaft of sunlight that
divides
the almond tree
and the
ornamental plum.
She
sits thawing her wintersoaked
bones; keeping company with Dylan
Thomas and William
Carlos Williams until
the warmth is sucked
out of the air by
the first
shadows.

When he gets home she
casts aside her books
and encircles him with
a smiling hug. She kisses
him.

When he strides out
with their Labrador
at heel
he does not notice ...

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