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Essential Services

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To get me through the quiet day,
delivery of words is what I do.
It calms the whirlybird inside,
even if it’s no use to you.

To stop the whining in my mind
I also sometimes deliver food.
I’m not fluttering my life away,
see, I’m doing something good.




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Emma Briggs

Emma Briggs

Australian writer, environmental activist, hang-gliding assistant & former sailor, journalist & clown. Poetry collection available now.

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