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Genevieve Carver
Genevieve Carver is a poet and spoken word artist searching for the humanity amidst the chaos. Her work has been published in anthologies and magazines including Iota, EnvoiThe North and Wordlife 10. Since 2016 she has been touring her show The Unsung with a live band: a tribute in poetry and sound to forgotten heroes who gave their life for music, which she also released as a studio album and book in 2017.

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We are langoustines feeling for love on the ocean floor; the hairs on our fingers that we didn’t even know were there are tendrils reaching for something solid in the dark each drawing the other in to an embrace so close our bones begin to fuse and blood flows freely between our veins – until   even as we sync sighs, something catches in our breath Fibres harden, become our own again and your mouth tastes suddenly of salt as if the sea has flooded in between us, forcing out my tongue
Embrace

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November 2017

Genevieve Carver


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