Published May 1st, 2023
by Ben Campbell
you have many faces
and i don't mean expressions,
though your playbook is brimming
nor do i mean moods,
i'm not using a
it's as if each time i see you, or
each time you turn and catch the
afternoon dazzle or my eye or
you open the door onto streetlight
i see a new you
and the latest is always
Ben Campbell is an Edinburgh based poet whose work focuses on finding the poem and capturing it. Drawing on people, places, and memories, he aims to embody living moments with immediacy and humour, allowing the subject to speak for itself and recording it with a soft touch.
This poem is included in Poetry World #6, published in the Wax Poetry and Art Library.
Previously published in Edinburgh Poetry Magazine:
The Cranberry Hanging
by Haig Lucas
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