Two Poems

By John Davison

An Incidental Poem

John Davison is a London-born writer of parodies, poems and lyrics, often on topical issues. He admires unusual puns and wordplay and maintains a Twitter account

Changing Track was written from southeast London during lockdown when United Kingdom residents were strongly discouraged from making unnecessary journeys or meeting other people.

An Incidental Poem was written from southeast London during lockdown while United Kingdom venues were explicitly discouraged from hosting musical events unless the music was incidental to other activities and any audience members were “socially-distanced” to minimise the chances of viral transmission and outside a building.

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4 months ago

Haha! I love the way you capture the shifting meanings of hermit and rebel in this upside-down time.

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