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This poem is taken from PN Review 57, Volume 14 Number 1, September - October 1987.

Poems Michael Cullup

Seaside Rain

The visitor with the Guide in his glove-locker
parks in the glades of innocence
imagining sea.
Beyond the cars, the rugs, the extra cardigans,
the whitest flesh,
beyond all pleasure trips,
all furthest ships binoculars pick out,
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