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Escape Simon Fletcher

Come with me to a place where we
can watch wild geese draw out
our hearts across the evening sky;

a restaurant above a bay
where we can chat with friends,
eat oysters, make cracks, and laugh and cry.

Escape, by Simon Fletcher, was one of the top eight entries for the 2015 Poetry on Loan Poetry Competition. 

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Writing workshop at whitchurch
1 October 2016
An author's life - Margaret Holbrook
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