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Unapologetic apology

‘I apologise’. You always used to say ‘I apologise’ and I could never work out why your apologies made me feel so ashamed. I thought it was the phrase: ‘I apologise’-too formal perhaps? Too long a word? Too many words? ‘sorry’ would be better, anything would be better than the unnerving ‘I apologise’. And now I realise that it wasn’t ‘I apologise’ or any other version of asking for forgiveness, it was you – an unapologetic apology.

Barbara Hepworth

imageI pine after our poetry. (You know what I mean).

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You roll into memory like the waves.

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You wanted to do you and I wanted to do you so there was no one doing me.

You wanted to do you and I wanted you to do me.

Don’t be distracted.

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Thank you, Barbara. A woman’s work.


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Meet me on the moon. I’ll bring the sun.