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Lynley Edmeades

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Lynley Edmeades is the author of As the Verb Tenses (Otago University Press, 2016). She lives in Dunedin, New Zealand.

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For Stella

I dreamt we were already there.
Some things were right
and some were not.

And somehow Tuesday
was Wednesday
was Monday again.

I slept then woke
and then fell asleep again
and when I slept again

I dreamt we were already there.
Things were