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I wrote the next poem 'Drive' partly in tribute to my mother's driving which is excellent, and very fast. When I was writing the poems for my second book Dives I was learning to drive, very slowly, and I was a bit obsessed with it. There are lots of cars as well as planes and trains in the book.

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