Mal Foster

Mal Foster Poems

1.
The Wedding

The wedding:
it must be right
everything must go to plan
be exact to near perfection.
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2.
Gypsy's Warning

Behind the trees the red road
leading to the end of summer

we wandered by the rhododendron
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3.
Platform 8 - Victoria

First steps of a journey -
I am one alone among the many
lost amid assorted faces
pounded by instructions
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4.
Cohen's Marianne

I had this book for years
and the poem about you
locked between the pages
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5.
Sea Shanty

Solitude found.
At last there is a purity
and purpose about the silence.
Only children's voices
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Re-Invented is Mal Foster’s debut collection under his own name. He started writing poetry in the mid-seventies after leaving school at just fifteen. His work has since achieved cult status on the small press scene and many a university campus – extraordinary when you consider his own educational background is virtually non-existent.

Under his f ...

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