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Fidelity Test

Haworth Hodgkinson

 

Daub your body with archangel tar,
take a breath of salted air,
cork up every orifice,
grab yourself a herring net,
swim beyond the shelving beach
and dance a mongrel jig.

 

Dogskin buoy, Strathnaver Museum
Dogskin buoy, Strathnaver Museum, Bettyhill
Photo by Knotbrook Taylor

 


Written 2011

Published in Tractor Bastard, 2012
(Malfranteaux Concepts)

Tractor Bastard


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