Saturday, 25 January 2014

Bus note 87

        He taps sums
        into a fat calculator;
closed face
with vague beard growth.
        Monotony of sky outside.
The cold has been
        Step off and shiver
        and be unprepared.


  1. The final lines could perhaps do as a fair account of being born, with inevitable anticipation of all that may follow (or not).

    Birth (2002): Prologue Scene

    It's been a hard winter, isolating, here too. Much uncertainty with the buses. But inability to walk limits options. As in, none.

  2. I don't want no repeat performance, thank you.

    Remarkable bit of film, that. The music was something else.

    Here's to the Spring.