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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is a poem entitled ‘A Childhood’ by Robin Robertson.  I hope you enjoy this poem, I have matched centerforbalancecliff with this image.

Source: The New Yorker

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The last bottle of lemonade is nodding

in the rock pool, keeping cold. A childhood,

put away for later. I’m too busy to notice

the sun is going, that they’re packing up,

that it’s almost time for home. The low waves

warm round my knees as I dig in,

panning for light, happy to be here, dreaming

of the evening I’ll wake on the lilo

singing my head off, somewhere

in the sea-lanes to Stavanger, or Oslo.

By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter is the Founder and Editorial Director of TheAppWhisperer.com. A Professional Photographer and Associate of the British Industry of Professional Photographers, BIPP, as well as a Professional Journalist, specializing in Technology. A contributor to National and International publications, including DPreview.com, The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Professional Photographer, NikonPro, Graphix, Digital Arts, Readers Digest, Popular Photography & Imaging and Which? consumer magazine and ePhotozine.com.

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