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-         Se├ín Street (U.K.)


The pen you gave me for the big school at eleven,

hoping it might write some sense on my behalf

still works, witness these words seeping out now, dried blood

in a Moleskine book, trying after all this time

to ink in the pencil marks for good, make you proud.