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For Georgia A poem from Charlie Hill

For Georgia

A poem from Charlie Hill

by OL House Writer,
first published: March, 2024

approximate reading time: minutes

'Hill renders the ordinary extraordinary' Carys Bray

FOR GEORGIA

When she comes into the house
after executing that day’s plans,
my 12 year old walks round-and-round
the kitchen table, holding forth
with glee and something
very close to mischief.

Her movement is circular
but her chat betrays the fact
she’s actually advancing,
step-by-glorious-step,
on an unsuspecting,
an undeserving world.

© Charlie Hill, 2024


Essentials
Charlie Hill is great friend and favourite at Outsideleft. Check out his recent books - I Don't Want to go to the Taj Mahal, The State of Us and Encounters With Everyday Madness - available now, from Waterstones and all good bookshops.
Charlie's website is here→

Find Charlie at Outsideleft right here→

Charlie Hill returns to Outsideleft soon with Genocide, our Short Story Orgy #2

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