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Stow stay stow stay: 7

Anna Jackson

The wind blows so hard
I am frightened

Elvira will be blown
off the rocks, into

the sea, like a bit
of dandelion fluff.

The family hardly
seems solid enough.

I follow Elvira off the rocks
onto the stones on the shore,

and she tells me which
stretches are safe,

which are in the power
of witches.

We hold onto paper-thin
leaves for protection.


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