excerpted from the KotaPress collection Drift
By Trevor Hewett

Meeting him again after all these years
and remembering the bitterness from youth
still nagging at me inside,
like a permanently-aching tooth,
I found that I could hate him no more
and the handshake seemed to make us free -
the guilt lifting from him like a fever,
the forgiveness cleansing me.


Trevor Hewett is an Englishman who lives and writes in his native Cornwall. Published widely in the UK and internationally, he has a short collection of work - 'The Patchwork Woman' - available from Mockfrog Design Press, Australia -- AND a new collection 'Drift' available right here at KotaPress!!! Check it out in our eStore.

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