Friday, July 23, 2010

Thermidor

The entrance to the station was decorated by a line of plastic flowers, a dead frog and a home-made notice depicting a photograph of a tortoise with the caption


LOST
Answers to the name MM
If found please ring...

The platform was dotted with bumblebees intoxicated on privet blossom and littered with the remains of many moths.

Mother Nature had had a bad morning.

6 comments:

Gaw said...

A few more line breaks there, Kev, and you have a striking and memorable poem!

Gaw said...

Given the state of contemporary poetry I should probably point out that that was very much a compliment.

Kevin Musgrove said...

I'll let you off this time Gareth! (-:

Madame DeFarge said...

How many people call out a name when they see a tortoise? I doubt it would have made it down my way, but if I see it, I'll let you know.

Kevin Musgrove said...

Madame DeF: they're a funny lot round our way.

Lulu LaBonne said...

The dead bees might have been Art.