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My Friend

by Anna Wythe

my friend writes snow falling into photographs

my friend writes ‘the death of Walter Benjamin’

he is better with words than i am

but spectral, a membrane i could

lift from the poem’s surface

and watch the sky through


About the author:

Anna Wythe is a history student at Cambridge University. All the places she cares about are currently being destroyed by drought, floods or wildfire.


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