South Lane (so I’ve been told)published in Ottawa by above/ground press
you left the babies
out front on the pavement
for a spell of fresh air
let them sleep
dream of a world
whole streets of babies
weeping at the strollers rolling by
a wave of depression
passed over you you said
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cover image originally published by Manchester : Mancunium Velveteen
Lydia Unsworth’s latest collections are Some Murmur (Beir Bua Press) and Mortar (Osmosis). Her most recent pamphlets are YIELD (KFS) and cement, terraces (Red Ceilings). Work can be found in places like Ambit, Banshee, Bath Magg, Blackbox Manifold, Shearsman, Tentacular, and The Interpreter’s House.
This is Unsworth’s second above/ground press title, after I Have Not Led a Serious Life (2019).
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