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Devin Johnston

Devin Johnston’s most recent collection is Far-Fetched.

Poem: ‘A Small Kingdom’

Devin Johnston, 2 February 2017

Come on, let’s start, there’s work to be done, constructing battlements from wooden blocks and a castle keep from cardboard. I play my part, a supporting role building road across the carpet, its wool obscured by a cloud of dust, elephants on the march, their buttery plastic almost edible.These are the Alps, and this the col, a fold in the quilt from which a wolf howls and hurls...

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