Volume LII Number 4
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beats my breasts and
finds the gaps
in my clothing.
I want to say to these people
with their bare feet and large dogs,
this is my beach,
Too lonely to want company,
I turn my flat, grey eyes to the sea.
The Quadrant Book of Poetry: 2001 - 2010
edited by Les Murray