The Vaccination Gymnasium 47 My Sister Has an MRI Scan 48 Your Palm Is a Flag 50 Emprise 51 Talking about the Old House 52 Sebastian and the Fireworks 53 Wet 54 My Husband, Aged Five, Runs the Corridors of His School 55 From Such Folds 56 First Person Narrative 57 Pleurisy IV 59 A Man Sets Down His Secateurs for the Day 60 Collectables 61 To Fall 63 Scabies 65 Pleurisy V 66 Warren Street 67 Something Beautiful Was Created by Their Leaving 68

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