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Autumn Festival

Sinead Morrissey

The fields have been sealed with fire. They are singing
The promise of resurrection and revenge. The whole cho
Scraped of rice and fruit, it is time to go under and store.

On the streets I watch women who are dancing in rings
In the slow, hindered steps of the kimono. Again and again,
A festival of women. They are declaring what's been done.
Taken from 'New Poetries II'...
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