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    [post_content] => A Golden Shovel after ‘Days’ by Philip Larkin


For me, pain brings,
among other things, the
tissues of the priest
pressed into my palm, and
the silence surrounding the
suggestion of seeing a doctor.
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A Golden Shovel poem uses a phrase from a pre-existing text to make up the end-words for each of its lines. Find out more about the Golden Shovel form here.
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Bring

Nadia Lines

A Golden Shovel after ‘Days’ by Philip Larkin

For me, pain brings,
among other things, the
tissues of the priest
pressed into my palm, and
the silence surrounding the
suggestion of seeing a doctor.