Stephen Page

Stephen Page Poems

1. Asleep With Nana 8/22/2005
2. The Song Of The Refugee 8/22/2005
3. Love Will Hurt 8/22/2005
4. Practising Suicide 3/10/2011
5. Deadheading The Flowers 3/10/2011
6. The Stress Junkie 3/10/2011

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The Song Of The Refugee

The dream of the refugee

White sea plucks up the furniture
In a boarding house in Kent,
On a tossed and turning iron bed
A sick old man laments.

Old worn hands hold linen sheets
Like the reins of a white backed mare
White haired waves wash the bed ashore
in a seascape made of chairs.

With ailing sight he trawls the sea
One frail old hand in the water
Searching tide-worn memories
For a sight of his mermaid daughter.

The current, swirling, rises up
Wound round the old man's chest
The scream of steam in a boiling sea ...

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