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Poem of the week: The Days That Forced Our Lives Apart by Jill Furse


Although very short, this is both a vivid account of wartime separation and the most perfect of love poems

The Days That Forced Our Lives Apart

The days that forced our lives apart
Are shut up like a fan.
We shall not even speak of them,
Because at last we can.

Bold rhythm accompanies an even bolder meaning: the lovers are stripped naked, unconcealed by glamorous nightwear

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