on 24/3/02 7:22 AM, Douglas Clark at [log in to unmask] wrote:
I am enjoying these and like the way your car/s are playing a prominent
> Retreat with the sack from British Steel Research on Teesside.
> My manager wanted a Go opponent
> And I wasn't prepared to play ball.
> But Bath University wanted me. I left Durham.
> At Bath I fell in love with Susan at second sight.
> There are no words for what she has done:
> My comeuppance.
> The agony of Susan destroyed me for twenty years
> But, in the long run, made my poetry.
> I bought my house
> And I bought my car, a new bright blue Citro\"en 2CV,
> Which I took camping to Spain.
> Furnishing the house required raiding the junk shops
> And having a vanload of artefacts sent down from Durham.
> Furnishing my mind was entering a numbed silence
> With no poetry for six years.
> With Susan went my future,
> Although I didn't know it.
> When she left Bath she broke me.
> Douglas Clark, Bath, England mailto: [log in to unmask]
> Lynx: Poetry from Bath .......... http://www.bath.ac.uk/~exxdgdc/lynx.html
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