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Markham Main

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Markham Main

 Markham Main

by Sarah Wimbush

Afternoons, they meet up
on street corners
like old youths planning revolution.

Gaffers, fathers, brothers -
an hour at the Club with a pint.
Go over the end again, and again.

How they were the last by three days
to stay out in Yorkshire.
How they’d gu back tomorra.

After school, they take the grand-kids
to the Pit Top Playground, look forward
to the night shift at Ikea. Together.

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Sarah Wimbush

Sarah Wimbush is the recipient of a Northern Writers’ Award. She recently released her prize-winning debut poetry pamphlet Bloodlines, available from Seren.