Tag: green

Look down

London blocks the view with buildings Look up! cranes constructing more and higher still Look out! pedestrians like bumper cars the ambulant mobile-mesmerised Observe the signs of instruction cluttering streets, zombies guided here to there with directions Watch the rushing feet, weaving a fast lane through the muddled mass of Londoners Look…

Salute

The boy climbed aboard a ship-shaped playground of burnished granite terra firma for adventure; the paternal gaze permissive of distance growing between them gave impetus to daring-do, and narrowing walls mustered him further to the apex then just before climax blinded momentarily by late autumn sun he hesitated;  a magical happenstance etched leaves rising to the third…

Soiling Green

living in a toothpaste lid on a beach in Cuba hermit crabs make-do for shelter twice daily tidal deliveries dross from our discard dump dropped in the ocean choose octopus or blenny in a jar rope necklace for dolpin and seal fishing lines impaled in whales polythene jellyfish for a turtle feast – death by polymers…