Zen Protest Poem

The crane is no longer seen at the water’s edge;
reeds poke through foam and scuzz.
In reflection: glum buildings and a sky
divided by contrails.

A drone demands awkward comparison
with the dragonfly. I refuse it.

Neil Fulwood has published three collections with Shoestring Press, ‘No Avoiding It’, ‘Can’t Take Me Anywhere’ and ‘Service Cancelled’. A collection of political satires, ‘Mad Parade’ has just been published by Smokestack Books. Neil lives and works in Nottingham. Read other articles by Neil.