Aabye's Baby
DOCKYARD GHOST
Old
fashioned
robot
crane
squats
on
four
legs
arms
aloft,
holding
rope
and
pulley
wheel
against
the
summer
sky;
boys
are
climbing,
climbing
ladder,
thinking
how
things
used
to
be
with
this
now
redundant
crane

MARGARET BOLES
Margaret Boles lives in Rathgar, Co. Dublin, Eire. Since joining a local writers group a few years ago, her work has been published in magazines including Poetry Monthly, Books Ireland, Links, Asylum, Quantum Leap and elsewhere. She has another poem on the Zimmerzine Archive. The Aabye's Baby Archive
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Margaret Boles, 2000
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