wordsout by godfrey rust
BREAKING THE CHAINS  < 17 of 61 >


please dont

Signs

By the traffic lights
the Indian grocer
promises FOO    VALUE
while over Piccadilly
the red and white neon
of the Coke sign insists
It's the Real Th  g
to Eros' downturned stony face.

People are so casual
you'd think
it was
a matter of
complete indifference
whether or not
you understood things
they have to say,
things like
take the plung
and
I th nk
I  ove
yo


Godfrey Rust 1982, godfrey@wordsout.co.uk. See here for permissions.

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