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Melanie's Bar

George Charlton was born in 1950 in Gateshead, and now lives in Newcastle. His first book-length collection, Nightshift Workers, was published by Bloodaxe in 1989. City of Dog, his second book of poems, is a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. This poem appears in City of Dog, published by Bloodaxe at pounds 6.95.