turbine 02

Turbine 02
Gregory Dally
Emily Dobson
Cliff Fell
Janis Freegard
James Gardner
Chloe Gordon
Paula Harris
Chris House
Elizabeth Isichei
Andrew Johnston
Julie Leibrich
Anna Livesey
Robert McGonigal
Katherine Morice
Bridget Musters
Robin Naylor
Nic Newman
Naomi O'Connor
A. E. Rothman
Frances Samuel
Richard Smith
Catherine Vidler-Smith
Margaret Vos
Louise Wrightson

Julie Leibrich

Work by this Author:
   The Safety of Maps
   The Genealogist

The Safety of Maps

Isle of Tiree, 2001.

This morning, coming down into dawn

I see you have left the map on the table
spread out, so we know where we are.

Latitude, 56 degrees, 31 minutes north.
Longitude, 6 degrees, 48 minutes west.

We can place ourselves exactly here
in time and temperate century

among the ruins we do not own
but which belong to us

beside the church which holds
the bones of your grandfather Neil

and in every stone of this house
we did not build, but live in.

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