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Kate Potts

Kate Potts’s debut pamphlet, Whichever Music (Tall-lighthouse, 2008), was a Poetry Book Society Choice. Her first collection, Pure Hustle, was published by Bloodaxe in 2011.

Stray Dog (from A General Dictionary of Magic) by Kate Potts

[strey dawg] / / n (pl stray dogs) / / 1. A tight-ribbed canid – its belly a skin drum. / / In packs, they scrum through railings and wall cracks, in the wild state, slender-muzzled, ears / cocked and noses honed to bolt. In alleys and silos, they snuffle for milk and meat. Though / they’...

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