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Gemma Paterson

We are just silt
At the bottom of a pool.

Filtered light
Falls from above

Below: we swirl,
We collide,
We settle.

Scientists and psychics:
Alike, unaligned.

Gemma Critchley Paterson is a poet from Yorkshire, England; based in Leeds. She performs live across the UK at open mic events. This is her first published poem.

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