Pitching Camp by Andrew Taylor

Veering on early morning runs
to walk in old cemeteries
people have lived died and were loved

the city is historical artefact

seek a local tavern for chowder
attempt to fill a notebook page

in anticipation the scheme of things
inconsequential the smallness

of a speck of dust on a railway line
or a fly on a cactus

a pointer of universality

She feels as though her heart is
walking around in front of her

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Andrew Taylor is a Nottingham based, Liverpool born poet and academic. His latest publications are Air Vault published by Oystercatcher and Liverpool Warehousing Co. Ltd. a pamphlet of poetry with a CD of found sound, released by zimZalla. His second full collection is due to be released by Shearsman Books in 2017. http://www.andrewtaylorpoetry.com

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