Ganesha’s envoys

Guardians from afar
balance nimbly
on the gate posts.

The elephants
carry castle turrets
between factory chimneys.

Two angels glistening in the gloom:
their trumpets silent
in the foreign monsoon.

© Hatty Mare 2014

Elephants on Gates of Bridson’s Bleachworks, Humphrey Jennings 1937

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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