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  • “Viksdalen” and other poems by Fiona Smith

    “Viksdalen” and other poems by Fiona Smith

    Shell shock   He built his laftehus in the old way, As it should be done, using cured wood, Beam on tremendous beam, an X joint With interlocking notches at the seam.   Sweating over plans, permits, rights of way. Helicopter drops in snow, cajoling The bureaucrats, architects, authorities. His wife, to just let him…