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Postcard poetry: Soho square

A June afternoon and Soho square is packed with people, lounging, lunching, scattering themselves like litter over the grass. Pigeons rest up – too hot for canoodling. Unwelcome squatters with little regard for the history of the half-timbered gardener’s hut, treating it as a luxurious dovecote , a crow’s nest even… Continue Reading “Postcard poetry: Soho square”


He in perpetual motion She alarmed by ardour feigns indignation turns her back on the seasonal itch allegretto tail flick switch He in a mud puddle cools his heels She with some puzzlement conceals an instinct bubbling to the brink seeks displacement in a drink He treads water anxiously She concedes on her bended knee drum… Continue Reading “Lovey-dovey”