Anthony Wilson – Sunlight

Sunlight

            Enable us  ̶  Thom Gunn
…………for Peter Carpenter

Your eyrie

                       Tubular Bells
in the pre-lesson

………………………..silence

a first edition Moly
                               in plain view

A Clash ticket (torn)
…………………………..Jagger’s grin
……………………………nothing by Munch

Orwell’s blue plaque
……………………………above

…………………………….surveillance-cam

looks down
………………..at you

Emails (the chapel gown directive)
…………………………………………..-balls-

………………and Soft Machine prog
………………………..made yesterday
………………………..to confuse them

You pause
……………..to note
……………………….a magpie
……………………………………..cackling

now in mind
of that wag
…………………………….in row three

in love with bridges

who said

                            physics shouldn’t work

Anthony Wilson – Some More Strategies for the End of the World

Some More Strategies for the End of the World

A mast                                     head
………………………….lost shoes
………crowds numbering many
…………………………..who are prisoners
(did I say banker?
…………………………)
………………………………some snow                 some ice
…………………….some rain

……………………………plans for an ark
………………..the last lantern
……………………………..a buy one get one free sticker
………………..some beads
……………………………………(semi-precious)

……………………………………………a man trying to remember
………….something

a torso, uniformed
…………………………………buses which ran late
…………..breath on the outside
…………………………………..of a window
…………………………………………………….poster
…………………………………..of a child drinking Bovril
…………………………………………………………………………-torn pages-

there was much mud

another plinth