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


Colin Pink lives in London, England. His poems have appeared in a wide range of poetry journals both print and online. He has published two collections: Acrobats of Sound, 2016 Poetry Salzburg Press, and The Ventriloquist Dummy's Lament, 2019 Against the Grain Press. A new collection is due to be published in 2021.

Colin Pink

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(Triadic Couplets)

It's early morning and the sea breeze
is a cool wake-up call on my cheeks.

A lobster boat idles and drifts
intent on traps in the depths.

The light sparkles and shifts – content
to founder on the scaly skin of the waves.