on time

has nothing since changed?
winter night gathers homeless
beneath old timbers


n.b. In Exeter, these ancient buildings still offer shelter for the street dwellers during inclement weather. The central doorway here, the bed space for a handful of street people, as it must have been many times over the centuries. How advanced is this advanced society, if there has been no advances in the provision of basic housing?

CLP 27/12/2022

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