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Breaktime by Harriet Truscott


Children, tuneful as starlings,

swift to flock and fly

across the playground -

their own voyages

far, far beyond what we see.

Harriet Truscott is a poet and writer living on the edge of the Fens. Recent work can be read in Magma Poetry, Butcher's Dog, Under the Radar, 192 Magazine and other literary publications. She's part of the King's Place Illicit Poets group and the Romsey Arts Collective, where she is collaborating with ceramic artist Abi Wills on a multi-disciplinary piece exploring breakage.


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