First published by the Troubadour Press 1978, 265 Old Brompton Road, London, SW5.

 

POEM BY BEN DUNK

 

PAVEMENT SPOTTING

 

CONTRARY TO A WELL KNOWN RAVING

 

THAT LONDON STREETS HAVE GOLDEN PAVING

 

IíVE OBSERVED A TACKY PATCHWORK SCUM

 

OF EXPECTORATED CHEWING GUM

 

 

 

WHOSE TEETH AND JAWS WORK LIKE A RABBITS

 

ARE FOUND GUILTY OF THESE NASTY HABITS

 

FOR IíVE NEVER SEEN A STICKY BLOB

 

EJECTED SECRETLY FROM A ďGOBĒ