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Spring 2006, vol 4 no 1


Colin S Jones


this heat!
that hummingbird sips from
a red-hot poker
  a fly buzzes
in the heat...
neither will last
blossoms fall
from my lover's ear...
  little man
in a boat...
my beloved carping...
the stork
stands silently

Colin S Jones Colin S Jones is thirty-six and lives in Aberdeen, Scotland. He has an MA in Gaelic and an MLitt in Scottish and Irish History. He is currently working as a community outreach worker.