Oystercatcher Press

 Alistair Noon:
At the Emptying of Dustbins

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£5.00 A5 16pp. ISBN: 978-1-905885-13-8.



Mikhail the Domestically Detested

and George the Unfortunate Progenitor

have thawed in Iceland. Yugoslavia is at war.


Someone is strumming unplugged,

the sounds reeling down a stairwell.

Where’s the melancholy, alcoholic nose

of Belkin, with his squirrelish name

                        and ear for slang and news?