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Farm Dispersal

If you discount the moth
beneath the collar of your coat
you will be the last
to leave this place,
folded in your new shirt
Sunday trousers
shiny at the knee.

© Anne Marie Butler 2015
From the ‘objects on the table’ workshop, run by Peter and Brenda.

Annie is a poet and landscape artist. She lives in a rural village in Ceredigion. She has a passion for language and was invited to join PENfro poets in 2013. Annie won the 2017 R. S. Thomas Poetry Prize, judged by Gillian Clarke and Professor Tony Brown. She is currently working on her first full collection for imprint publisher Three Throated Press.