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Three Poems

Poetry Rosemary Tonks

Sin pricks me like a convict’s suit of arrows / For here my evil, blue, and moody youth / Has found its old lair.

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No. 23

No. 23


Rosemary Tonks (1932-2014) was the author of two poetry collections and six novels. In 2009, she was the subject of Brian Patten’s BBC radio documentary The Poet Who Vanished.


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