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Animal Rescue

Martha Sprackland

Will it die? he asks. I think it will, I reply,
and we watch it a little while, the wind-
shiver of its disputed breath. He says,
When you write about it, you should say it was
a different kind of animal. Not this. No? I say.
No! he says. You know that, and I do.


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Martha Sprackland

Martha Sprackland is an editor, writer and translator. Founder and editor of independent publisher Offord Road Books, she is also poetry editor for Cheerio Publishing. Her collection Citadel was shortlisted for both the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Costa Poetry Award.

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