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


Cameron Griffiths is a poet and translator originally from Aotearoa, New Zealand. He lives with his family in Spain. Website:

Cameron Griffiths

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The postcards

The postcards arrive in no particular order. Each one is post-marked 'Correos CTA Valencia': the channelling point. Collected throughout the years and cities, my wife's memories embedded and compressed in the pictures, had lain dormant for decades awaiting release.

The memories are all
from a time before I existed for her,
had a history, a future.

No one is forgotten
as the past continues.

There are many characters
each with a different voice,
and the voice of each character
concentrates on itself,