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This poem is taken from PN Review 237, Volume 44 Number 1, September - October 2017.

A Smaller Variety of Wales John Gallas
The sun is a counter of coal
cut thin, laid out,
and wet with light.

A fish with slate eyes
waits against cold water,
swimming to be still.

Brother Thomas
hunkers in heavy thought:
a bald hill wrapped in pines.

Howel Rees
lies in the
dead grey stones,
broken with no pain
by the blunt heads
of bursting bulbs.

The Giant sits
on his crater.
His arse is wet.
Big head in the rain.
He watches me pedal by,

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