Dusk (O’Connell Street)

Tourists hunt ghosts
Along the stopstart streets as
Traffic stacks zigzags, black
Statues sap light
and heat.

Sirens and rain;
The glare of a take-away;
Disposable chains.
Buildings are shadows,
are 1916.

Larkin’s hands fill with rain.

IOB 21.08.2011


About midasinreverse

I am a writer and teacher, living in Manchester, UK. I use this blog to share thoughts, poems, photos, etc. Life is incredibly short: we should share our experiences.
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