Michael Laskey

poet, editor, workshop leader

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When

 

My enemy shrinks.

I let her in.

 

We rub each other's bruises

'It's all right, all right.

 

I feed her beans

She says they are delicious.

 

On sandbags we steady a tray

Rice on leaves for vagrant soldiers.

 

Margaret Easton

 

 

 

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published 2007

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Margaret Easton grew up in the West Midlands and has worked in the fringe theatre, for an international dev-elopment agency, and in mental health - and as a psychotherapist. She has lived in Norwich, London and now lives in Suffolk.