Holiday romance

All your everythings, no nevers
and more die-for-yous
than the
end of the limited offer.
Just fly.
A book and a bask.
You always take the time
to work me out,
hoist my flag.
For that
you can just sit back –
I’ll always
open up to you.
Trust me,
I’m a…

from Lucky Day (Carcanet, 2005), © Richard Price 2005, used by permission of the author and the publisher

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