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


Susan Howard lives on a lifestyle block north of Auckland, New Zealand. She writes about what affects her and what she feels is important on the world stage. She has been published in New Zealand and overseas.

Susan Howard


Prophetic Dreaming

During that half-sleep
dreaming, a comb
of guns points upwards.
Flashes lit the sky,
then the mushroom
cloud of fear.

Night time is like that
Full of half-truths

Waking to the
news feeds
of war and bombs
you rose coldly, silently.
Left a warm spot
in the bed.