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


Lee Nash lives in France and freelances as an editorial designer for a UK publisher. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in print and online journals in the UK, the US and France including The French Literary Review, The Dawntreader, The Lake, Inksweatandtears, Orbis, Sentinel Literary Quarterly, The World Haiku Review, Black Poppy Review and Silver Birch Press. You can find a selection of Lee's poems at

Lee Nash

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Estate agent function

Sunset punch half-fills the plastic tumblers,
hibiscus grenadine and citrus fruits cut into wheels:
we cannot toast till everyone arrives.

Like Alice, we drink, watch who grows who shrinks.
My olive cake tastes of his lavender car-freshener.
I brought the wrong man and wore the wrong shoes.