Paul Walker

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Paul Walker's poems have appeared in magazines and newspapers in Britain, Ireland, America, and Japan. Originally a journalist, he moved into teaching, from which he had to retire due to illness. He is married, with a Puckle, a dog, and three cats. He lives in Sheffield, England. He dislikes custard.

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Popular Poems
1.
On The Way To Visit Calvin's Church

Halfway up a wall
in old Geneva
a tiny blue flower
grows in a crevice.
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2.
London By Night

I'd been off coffee for two years,
Then I sank some Turkish in Soho.
It hit me like a depth-charge,
I couldn't sit still.
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3.
Know Thyself

They said a good way of gaining self-knowledge
was to talk to yourself while looking in a mirror,
but without my glasses on I couldn’t see too well
and I wound up thinking I was someone else.
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4.
Wye Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (A Sunderland Nocturne)

It’s 4am and I am midday awake.
The pair downstairs are fighting again.
They’re a regular Punch and Judy show:
she slaps and he wails.
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5.
Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

You come towards me in the dusk,
Reduced to scents and shadows.
As your robe falls to the floor,
The air crackles and melts
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hhihihih 04 March 2019

he is trash and coonfusing

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