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Harold & Edyth

Muscular, safe, wrap me around you
incense, soft and sweet
Armour; farewell
tear laden faces
not goodbye forever.

Remember our thriving bodies
sweat trickled backs
eyes ever knowing
a hidden, secret understanding
yours ever, at whatever cost.

***

An enormous presence
brave men scatter
ridiculed many an Earl
William the Bastard
England, like a fat plump goose
is awaiting the knives.

It begins.


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