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          Tom Raworth feature

      William Corbett: On West Broadway

Ahh, the girls
Of spring wherever they
Were all winter they’ve
Returned wearing cardigan
Sweaters or bare shoulders
Tattooed firm flesh gleaming.
They look good to me
Plums from the icebox
But one day Celtic Chinese
Flames will dry like prunes.
Life is like that
Licking honey, the Hungarians
Say, from a thorn.

On January 9, 1987 Tom welcomed me to the UK with issue 55 of Infolio, a warm gesture never forgotten.
Happy Birthday

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