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Noel King

 

Noel King was born and lives in Tralee. His poems, haiku, short stories, reviews and articles have appeared in magazines and journals in over thirty countries. His debut collection, Prophesying the Past, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2010. His second, The Stern Wave is due in 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

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In the props room

is this vase

and when the actress

has built all her anger,

and everything falls apart,

she throws the vase at the actor;

it smashes, crackles the audience’s ears.

 

But after curtain

it pieces together

to shatter again at

the next performance

and   again

and   again

and   again.

 

©2012 Noel King

 

 

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