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Base To Carry: Elizabeth James

Base To Carry
Elizabeth James

The most substantial collection made so far of Elizabeth James's poetry, comprising work in sequences made between 2001 and 2003.

poem (frames)
poem (berlin)
words of the weak
poem (roger smith)


£4.00, 44pp, ISBN 978-1-903488-41-6, 2004




those who live much in the past

beautiful cream-coloured flowers

they do not expect further happiness

such as they have had


a harmful invader

is considered by many

to be a godsend


-- the woman

threatens the biodiversity of wild


which have not come true


our obsolete hostilities

drawing in air

grudging or emulous

as a dry pump



one not taken advantage of

rises from underground

to the long-tongued


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