A Hundred Years of Calais

You took us to your window

To see the cliffs of dawn

Across the miles they shone like sheets

Hung on a washing line

We knew, you said, beyond the chalk

On scribbled boards you waited

And prayed that you were searching, too

For those who searched for you…

©Stephen Tanham

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