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Loss, by Wendy Cope
arthur in the dark

In honour of Last Serious Relationship Man, who left four years (four years) ago this week.


The day he moved out was terrible -
That evening she went through hell.
His absence wasn’t a problem
But the corkscrew had gone as well.

- Wendy Cope

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I love Wendy Cope! We managed to get her to do a reading at the College where I work a few years ago - she was really good with the students and read lots of poems, including this one.

Sorry this particular poem resonates for you, though. It really is a bugger when the corkscrew disappears. ;)

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