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Image 1 Young Carter - Homecoming
Pure happiness

We drove on ribbons of roads.

Across the land to bring you home.

Witnessed tender leaved fields

Grow into rugged ramparts

Built on craggy castles;

Image 2 Carter 2006
Cheeky Boy!

Time has changed you,

Like the sea changes the shore.

Making good the jagged edges of creation,

Rounding you off into a separate whole.

You stand alone.

And I am proud, so proud of you, my son.

(Journey from Norwich to Sheffield to pick up our son, after 4 years at Sheffield University.)

Standing Tall