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Patrick Howse

London, Broadstairs & Munich

www.patrickhowse.co.uk

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Recent poems

  • 20 Nov 2017
    1

    This England, This November

    The forest,
    gold brown,
    dripping blood,
    crowds
    a naked beech.

    It stood
    a hundred years

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  • 17 Nov 2017
    21

    Pippingford Park

    Mists thread through
    Trees standing stark
    Before veils of scarlet and gold;

    A black deer

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  • 03 Nov 2017
    2

    On a Toilet Wall in Budapest

    I stand and deliver
    Before ancient photographs
    Of gorgeous women
    In stages of undress.

    Right

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  • 31 Oct 2017
    2

    Postcard from Budapest

    The card he gave me
    Was torn from a death
    Stained notebook.

    The language gives me
    No

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  • 17 Oct 2017
    12

    Munich: A Biergarten in October

    Horse chestnuts distil
    gold from the sun
    in the glory
    of their decay.

    Beneath the wheeling

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  • 05 Oct 2017
    22

    Autumn Music

    A sky brushed clean
    By wind from the mountains
    Shivers branches to crackle gold
    In the

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