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Christopher Major

Christopher MajorChristopher Major resides in Stoke On Trent, UK. He has published a chapblook, The Lowest Level and other poems (white leaf press), and an online chapbook, All Of This And Nothing with lilylitreview.com as well as publishing widely in e-zines such as Zygote in My Coffee, High Horse, Snakeskin, Poetry Kit, Birmingham Words, Lit Kos, Underground Voices, The Hold, Straight From The Fridge, Laura Hird Showcase, Winamop, Shampoo, Can We Have Our Ball Back, Smokebox, Tryst, Dirt, Bolts Of Silk, Word Riot, Thieves Jargon, 3rd Muse, Orange Room Review, Coupremine, Pemmican, The Hiss Quarterly, Southern Ocean Review, Dogmatika etc...

 

WEEKENDS (lipstick & marks)
 
 
The result
of a heavy night.
Thick heads about
to wake to
the smell of
stale perfume
or anaesthetic.
 
It happens everywhere:
 
 
 
  ####### #######
      ##     ###                     smudged on a pillow,
 
 
 
 
 
 
     : \ :
     :  \ :
       :  \ :
         :  \ :
           :  \  :
             :  \  :       marking a face...........          
      
 
     
 
 
 
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MIRROR (on reflection)
 
 
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                            a
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                     i
                     c
 
 
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SUMMER SCENE- air on a......
 
 
 
         (lines that depict)
        (short and skimpy)
       (too tight tops worn)
       (over bulgin' flesh )
  )      (
 
(       Y         )
& belts slung far too low 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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