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Meeting Apart

Haworth Hodgkinson

 

Briefly together,
you and I take turns
to speak and to be silent.

Neither you nor I
will remember what we say,
nor even understand.

But later,
back in our separate worlds,
friends will notice we have
changed slightly.

 


Written 1995
Edited 2005

Published in New Writing Scotland Issue 13, 1995
(Association for Scottish Literary Studies)
and in A Weakness for Mermaids, 2007
(Koo Press)

A Weakness for Mermaids New Writing Scotland 13


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