Thomas Shapcott

'Smell', a new poem by Thomas Shapcott

Thomas Shapcott
27 February 2014

Underneath everything we touch is the smell
Of something too obvious to express
And yet we say there is nothing, nothing at all.

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'Laugh', a new poem by Thomas Shapcott

Thomas Shapcott
27 September 2013

What is it about laughter that makes us lift
As if the burden might be gone or the weight
Be somehow alleviated? Laughter is just noise.

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