Tag: writing

Numbers

We’re losing numbers. Seven went out to look for Nine and hasn’t been back. Twenty-Six pushed Twenty-Five into a lake, so he’s dead. And all that’s left of the 170’s is the three. I don’t understand why this keeps happening. When I was young, there were few enough to keep track of. But now they’re […]

https://zanderfosterpoetry.wordpress.com/2015/08/20/numbers/

Calais: in the warm embrace…

The borders of Europe are in crisis, we are told. People are moving en masse, escaping war, persecution, and – in a least-worst scenario – appalling poverty. The particular focus for the British media is the thousands of migrants in Calais’s ‘Jungle’, who are attempting to come to the UK via the Channel Tunnel, risking horrific […]

http://clairesquires.com/2015/08/16/calais-in-the-warm-embrace/