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her breath is in my mouth
      earthy as
      wild hyacinth
deep in the glade

      we roll on green and purple-blue
      crinkled in crone skin
      her fingers beat time inside my whole heart

k i s s i n g   slowly   as   clouds
      May moaning from our mouths

Jane Campbell is proud to be a dyke-writer living off-grid in a handmade
house rural west Wales UK.  Winner of the 2014
Asian Cha magazine
competition with the poem “The City Park.” Jane is an active member
of the West Wales book festival and slam poetry circuit, recently coming
runner up in the Big Cwtch. Her short stories have been published in
literary magazines such as
Storm Cellar and the Lampeter Review as
well as being in many anthologies and online. For a complete list of
publications please refer to her poetry blog.

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Previously published in
Wales Poetry Magazine:
This is the first poem published in this magazine.

Published July 20, 2020

Poets of Wales Contest #1 - First Place


by Jane Campbell
(Lampeter, Ceredigion, Wales)
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