Names Of by Paul Brookes

the stations
Are so similar.
You at one waited, got cold.
I at the other, waited.
Waited, waited.
Decided to walk.
Met each other at your door
As you blinked the lights
To lock your car.
Perhaps you misheard.

Paul Brookes is a shop asst. His chapbooks are The Fabulous Invention Of Barnsley, (Dearne Community Arts, 1993). The Headpoke and Firewedding (Alien Buddha Press, 2017), A World Where and She Needs That Edge (Nixes Mate Press, 2017, 2018) The Spermbot Blues (OpPRESS, 2017), Forthcoming Stubborn Sod, (Alien Buddha Press).

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