Poetry Corner

D I S P L A C E M E N T

D I S P L A C E M E N T 

 

inSidE ouT –

S.E.4 to S.E.4

stiLL pOOr buT movinG

aT lasT .

aN eiGhT-yeaR-speLL-broKeN

anD aLL thoSe meMoriEs

oF shaTTereD paSSingS –

eiGhT yearS oF thE seLf-saMe fOOtprinTs

truDginG thE samE flOOrS ,

arouNd anD arouNd anD arouNd;

theSe hEeLS anD thoSe hEeLS ,

scoUrinG LinO anD dEEpeniNg wiNo –

thaNk boG I’Ve haD breaK

anD shifTeD mY steaK

tO anoTheR teNt .

 

insiDe-ouT , theN outSiDe-iN ,

groWinG thiN buT puFFinG-uP

oN somE neW poSSibiLiTieS

oF thiS dispLaCemeNt .

afteR aLL ,

I’Ve bEEn throUgH .

Ben Browton (a.k.a. Seymour Bybuss) Sludgeness-On-Sea – tMx 30 – 06/07