Simon Armitage

Marsden, West Yorkshire
Simon Armitage
Marsden, West Yorkshire
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Cataract Operation

Rating: 2.8
The sun comes like a head
through last night's turtleneck.
A pigeon in the yard turns tail
and offers me a card. Any card.


From pillar to post, a pantomime
of damp, forgotten washing

on the washing line.
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COMMENTS
Michael Walker 16 August 2019
Quite humorous and witty, looking around the courtyard ' for a contact lens'.
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Martin O'Neill 19 February 2012
This simply wonderful. The imagery and evocation of the momentary mental maziness that possess us as we detach from the logical day and really open our eyes.
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