Godfrey Rust

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Godfrey Rust Poems

1. Communique 4/12/2006
2. At Mawgan Porth 4/12/2006
3. From Where She Lies 4/12/2006
4. Postscript 4/12/2006
5. Harvest 1/26/2012
6. Crabs 1/26/2012
7. Mary 4/12/2006
8. Promises 4/12/2006
9. Heaven (Sequence Of 4 Short Poems) 1/12/2012
10. Body Count (For Graham Rust) 1/12/2012
11. Dear Son 1/26/2012
12. Higgs Boson 1/13/2012
13. Precautions 4/12/2006
14. Eternity 1/12/2012
15. You Can'T Be Too Careful 4/12/2006
16. September 11,2001 4/12/2006
17. Adam 4/12/2006
18. Come On In, The Sofa's Lovely 4/12/2006
19. Choosing A Wife 4/12/2006
20. Welcome To The Real World 4/12/2006
21. The Place Where Socks Go 4/12/2006
Best Poem of Godfrey Rust

The Place Where Socks Go

There's a place where socks go
when the washing is done
and the driers have dried
and the spinners have spun
and it's past eight o'clock
and there's no one about
and the launderette's locked—
then the odd socks come out.

There is hosiery here
of each pattern and hue—
some plain, striped or spotted,
some black, red or blue—
some worn only once,
some so old they have formed
to exactly the shape
of the foot they once warmed—

some were brought back from Sock Shops
in airports in ...

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September 11,2001

After the accounting of the dead,
when the insurance claims are settled,
and the markets are back to their normal jittery selves,
we have all seen what Hell looks like. In future
we will avoid tall buildings, slowly move away
from cities, fly less often, view
our fellow passengers with circumspection,
seek refuge in more virtual reality and trade
within the safer evils of the Internet.

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