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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Stephen Bone's work has appeared in various magazines including The Interpreter's House, The Rialto, Seam, Smiths Knoll and on line journals Ink,Sweat& Tears, Hinterland Poetry and Snakeskin among others. I'm working towards a first collection.

Stephen Bone

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Mind Reader

Across the coffee cups
he touches a face
he doesn't see. Traces
the outline of lips,
eyelids; fingertips
the forehead. Smiles.
As if reading his lover's
thoughts in Braille.