SIXTEEN OCCASIONAL POEMS

1990–2000

 

14 NO WAY

Poem: Alasdair Gray © 2005

 

A stonebuilt windowless doorless trap.

Two mad jockeys race

two wild beasts round

a frame of broken branches while

trying to climb the walls.

 

A stonebuilt windowless doorless corner.

A desperate crouching man sees

no way out but

up.

 
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