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after Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Hour’

This evening, in the train station,
I ascended, you descended—
our eyes met, then I turned away.
My husband was behind me, and
you went home, to your wife and child.

It’s hard to believe … more »

Several years ago, William Tham returned to Malaysia for the summer, only to find himself suffering a fit of restlessness. He boarded a morning train to the south, leaving the capital of Kuala Lumpur behind for the sleepy towns of more »