Deer's Skull

Deer's Skull

This awkward chalky latch
must have been what flicked the ears
this way and that,

this snapped biro-end of bone
the thin corridor
that sounds of the fields crowded down.

To think these dusty caves of muzzle
were once aswirl
with the woods’ faint scents,

that under this brain’s thin
meander of suture, suns rose
and stars fell.

I wonder when it last stared
across the hot whisper of this wheatfield
watching someone watching.


from <i>Stargrazer</i> (Hodder, 1997), © Robert Hull 1997, used by permission of the author

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Robert Hull

Robert Hull reading from his poems

1A. Non

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2Frost

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3Hunting in February

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4Hedgehog and Moonlight

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5Self-advert for mole programme

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6Frogs

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7An April Poem

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8'Gift Offer - Traditional Wishing Well - £47-50'

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9Leaving

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10Table

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11Sound Countdown

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12Houses

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13Steam

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14English Rules - Not OK

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15As, as, as...

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16Lambs in May

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17Arundel Swimming Pool

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18Roman Terror

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19The Tale of Sir Toby the Timid

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20Galileo's Story

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21Space

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22The Girl Who Made the Stars - A Bushman Story

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23The Maker Said

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24When the Creator made the birds

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25Things with feathers

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26Beginnings

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27'Please do not feed the animals...'

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28Shiny cheery poem

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29High Tide

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30Sea-side September

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31Useful phrases for when you're on holiday

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32Hedge

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33Deer's Skull

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34Autumn Flood

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35Swallows in September

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36Starting School - Preston 1912

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37December

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38Snow

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39Robin at Christmas

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40It's Christmas So....

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41For Imogen - newly arrived

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42Peace Process

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43Recent History Lesson

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44Ping Feng

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45Humpty, the true story

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46Evening Song

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47Shadows

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48The Graveyard by Croston Church School

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Books by Robert Hull