Invisible London

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – ABC Poem


Against the constant

Backing track of traffic,

Common sounds of the city

Drum in an

Ever-present hum.

Fixed in the haloes of street lights,

Glimpses of passing faces,

Hurrying home;

In shop windows and shattered bus-stop glass,


Kaleidoscope of


Morning haul and

Night-time crawl of



Quirky, jerky

Rhythm of

Stop and go.

The River Thames lapping

Under bridges.

Vagrants in shadows and door-

Ways napping:

X the unknown quantity

Yoked together like



© Kim M. Russell, 2016

Invisible London

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