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Kathleen JamieEssays and Poems on Her work$
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Rachel Falconer

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780748696000

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.001.0001

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What the Water Says

What the Water Says

Chapter:
(p.123) What the Water Says
Source:
Kathleen Jamie
Author(s):
Rachel Falconer
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696000.003.0018

Poured water flexes and twists

a body is poured over itself

skin over ribs and muscle

creamy bloom

rising up through the skin

bone-milk

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My name is water

says the ghost of water

pooling as sweat

in the dent of your shoulder

laying a net of salt on the tongue...

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