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Harmonium by Simon Armitage

The Farrand Chapelette was gathering dust

in the shadowy porch of Marsden Church.

And was due to be bundled off to the skip.

Or was mine, for a song, if I wanted it.



Sunlight, through stained glass, which day to day

could beatify saints and raise…

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CHANGES FROM A METAPHORICAL PRESENCE OF HIS FATHER TO A PHYSICAL PRESENCE

Through his own blue cloud of tobacco smog,

with smoker's fingers and dottled thumbs,

he comes to help me cart it away.

And we carry it flat, laid on its back.

And he, being him, can't help but…

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Paul Dutton

A good set of annotated notes for this poem.

lucieeee

Really good thank you :)

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