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17 December 2009

Poems in 140 characters #3

‘This train is destined for Wembley Park’
No more illusion of free will
But destiny’s arrow missed its mark:
We jumped ship at Dollis Hill

The first line is an exact quote from a platform announcer on the Jubilee Line. We were held at Southwark and he wibbled on in a very plummy voice for about five minutes. But that line stuck in my memory. See my twitter feed.

Filed under: Poems — rpg @ 20:35


  1. That is _good_.

    Comment by Karen — 17 December 2009 @ 20:57

  2. Thank you :)

    Comment by rpg — 17 December 2009 @ 21:00

  3. No more illusion of free will
    The songs they sung ring in our ears
    In the name of them we strive to kill
    The sand dissolves our tears

    From the underground, through X-Factor, onto the chart race and ending in Afghanistan.

    Comment by Nige — 18 December 2009 @ 1:12

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