Performance – Written October 2013 (Aged 38)


you need to perform
with the kind of perfection
that masks –
your once faulty direction
making up to people
as a child, left wanting
standing in a line
being told it is fine
hard done by
and putting on a performance

James Garratt – October 2013

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