Oisin Vink Poems

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1.
Fallen

The beam of lamplight strides across the water,
Ebbing at my feet in off-blue garments -
Enamored with the crows,
As I pass here daily;
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2.
Smoke

And so she rose again,
Attracted to the corners.
If only you could have stayed a little longer;
To cover over the embers that still burn here.
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3.
Hazel

Maybe I have met you here once before,
Long ago, I had walked upon this floor.

You have hung up there,
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4.
Falling Slowly

I unfold myself again-
The soft tap.
Perspex borrowed pen.
Pick me up with your paper knives,
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5.
Once

I am happy here,
With my worn out clothes,
And a packet of cigarettes-
That papered gold.
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6.
Number 41

And so it has begun again.
A vague touch
Or a cold rapture down my spine,
Drawing itself in through the glass.
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7.
Seamstress

I have sewn upon “The Tree of Life”,
Modest stitches,
Yellow, red,
A once loving eye
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8.
Laburnum

And so you have fallen again,
Clatter, clatter –
Attracted to the corners.
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9.
Jezebel

There was always a shimmer in the bottle,
Whilst the ceiling has become my other half;
Cobwebbed and stewing in a red afterglow.
The street lights flicker toward the surface;
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10.
Chi

She always wondered what it would be like
To speak Italian,
Because being continental is all the rage these days.
Covering over the size 16 with discreetly placed
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