Pennies from Hell

by Aidan Andrew Dun

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If my hoover
was a piggybank
I’d be a millionaire
by now, with all
the halfpennies
I’ve sent to hell
down that dustpipe
which sucks a poet’s
small-earnings
pell-mell like
stupid ufos
mini-flying-saucers
all tunnelling into
a quantum hosepipe:
coppers wormholing
through darkness
into nothingness
down to the dustheap
where currencies
belong.

 
 
 

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