Katherine E. Seppings

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Poetry Monash 89

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My poem ‘Leaving Alone’ was published in Poetry Monash,
Summer 2014 edition.

Leaving Alone

A kiss
can lead to
two sleepy bodies –
one washing,
the other drying
dishes.

It can lead to
a whole rainy day spent
in the middle of nowhere
under the car
looking
for what went wrong …

A kiss
can still lead to
not knowing
who I am anymore
or who I was driving home to.

It can only lead to memories …

and I have enough to carry
without those.

(c) Katherine E Seppings

Poetry Monash 88

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Very pleased to have my poem ‘A Hidden Apology’ published in Poetry Monash alongside fellow Central Victorian poets: Tru S Dowling, B N Oakman, Rob Wallis, Nola Firth and Ross Donlon.

A HIDDEN APOLOGY

We were always hiding
in the interim
living on fool’s edge
of love’s abyss.
Open places we could fall
in love
were hidden from full view
in the echo of precious words
that came too late
and of words
that came unasked for
in a time for listening unheard.

(c) Katherine E Seppings