I didn’t hear the news today, oh girl,
about today’s seige in Tottenham Court Road,
well, I didn’t hear of it until

it was concluded, busy voices said
that it was over as I sat and watched
you watching me. These days I have not paid

attention to what’s current or what’s hot
within whatever fashion week applies
to whichever city. Some might have thought

I was invested in the tragedy
when word of mouth reached me, for it appeared
to those that were not looking at your eyes

that mine were welling up with sudden tears.


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Maryah M-K
    Apr 28, 2012 @ 22:24:57



  2. peter litton
    Apr 29, 2012 @ 22:33:14

    I sensed a bit of Irish in this poem (I have been reading Yates) I think it was the “oh girl bit” at the end of the first line and the beautiful ebb and flow of the poem.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,501 other followers

%d bloggers like this: