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Clare Curtis illustration for Hop Pickers' Holiday by Gerda Mayer

Hop Pickers Holiday

Gerda Mayer

Illustrated by Clare Curtis

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Gerda Mayer was eleven when she came to england as a refugee from Czechoslovakia just before the outbreak of war.

Although many of her poems hark back to the tragedies of that time, others take a clear, fresh and unblinking look at her adopted country.

Set your canvas up, bespatter
     It with excremental matter.
Call it art. Inscribe your name
     In the modern Hall of Fame.

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