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No.2 2017 A Blossom Shroud

A Blossom Shroud

2017 Number 2

MPT’s summer issue ‘A Blossom Shroud’ focuses on poets and translators associated with this year’s Shubbak festiva...

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Open Letter


If you knew you went inside me after ten at night,
and were the reason for the spliff at 4.20 in the morning,
and somethi...

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