First published in Great Britain in 2021 by Little Island Press / Carcanet Alliance House, 30 Cross Street Manchester m2 7aq www.carcanet.co.uk Text copyright © Rod Mengham 2021 The right of Rod Mengham to be identified as the author of this work has been asserted in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act of 1988; all rights reserved. A CIP catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. isbn 978 1 80017 147 3 Book design by Andrew Latimer Printed in Great Britain by SRP Ltd, Exeter, Devon

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