From Frances Roberson.

in Croydon, Surrey, UK


Cocoons of changing
Animals or
images from
Childhood nightmares
Faces unseen
Since family days out
Zoo like mess
Depravity in white
I stare skywards
Eyes crinkled
Sunlight hidden for moments
Before I stream salt tears
Wince in pain
At jumbled elephants
Tigers and dolphins
Gliding into trains
Sliding downwards
Into blanks
And shapeless
Wisps of

© Frances Roberson.

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