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Muse

Gerry Murphy

Paper $14.95    |    978-1-910251-05-8    |    2015

"This is a poet who understands rhythm and voice as he understands the complexity of human emotion."—The Irish Times

"Muse"
I am writing naked
at the kitchen table
when you steal in
from the shower
and stand on tiptoe
at my shoulder.
A few drops from
your dripping hair
splash onto the lamp-lit page,
blurring the words
I am deploying in your honour.
With an abrupt kiss,
you slip into the bedroom,
your seal of approval
still tingling
from the nape of my neck
down into the small of my back
as I turn the dampened page
and begin again.

  Muse

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