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Foundlings

Here in a new box, old coins
we spill them onto the carpet
and small fingers pick out treasures.
A farthing, worn smooth
once the price of a meal
Indian rupees, Iraqi drachma
souvenirs of imperial service
I think of my Grampee
young and splendid in uniform.
My sons make pirate cries.

Copyright © 2020 Kim Whysall-Hammond

‘Foundlings’ was first published by Allegro in the September 2020 issue: https://www.allegropoetry.org/p/issue-25-september-2020.html

Poem published by Allegro poetry magazine

I’m delighted to tell you that my poem ‘Foundlings’  has been published by Allegro in their September 2020 issue: https://www.allegropoetry.org/p/issue-25-september-2020.html

Allegro Poetry Magazine is a UK based online magazine which is published twice a year, edited by the poet Sally Long.

Thank you Sally for accepting this little poem for your excellent History themed issue.