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Tim Kendall

Tim Kendall edits the literary magazine Thumbsrew. He is completing a study of Paul Muldoon’s poetry, which will appear from Seren early next year.

Two Poems

Tim Kendall, 20 July 1995

Badger

After the midnight crash of bins, Our neighbour’s dog barking And our neighbour shouting

I remembered the hedgehog We found last month Unzipped in the long grass.

Otter

If I were to mention otters, One would dodge the traffic And slip silently up to my door.

All I would know of it Would be the whisperings of neighbours And whitening spraint on the concrete.

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