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by Suzanne Watson

from the opened
eyes of a tree’s
cone   black tears
fall into drought’s
cracks     seeds
light as motes adrift
in night-damp slits
uncurl   put forth
baby fists
of leaves




Poet biography:
Sue Watson is a NSW poet.  She has been published in: Billy Blue, Overland, Famous Reporter, and Youngstreet Anthologies.
She has had readings at The Performance Space, Mona Vale Library.

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