Haiku from the 280

Bus to Aylesbury

      – that name I cannot pronounce, 

dumb American! 

 

Now to Friday Lane – 

    and poor posture numbs one’s arse, 

Sixty-two stops. Why! 

 

Shifting, impatient, 

     the men at Waterstock turn

pretend they’ve not met.

 

Tiddington (the Fox), 

     is apparently a pub! 

Whimsical England. . . 

 

Outwardly pleasant,

     the department politics

are crass, and childish. 

 

Pregnant roller-skates

     dodging amid bikes and buses

noon traffic in Thames

 

Polite bus driver!

    he does not mow down tourists

– though he might want to. 

 

Content and catlike 

     I observe from a high perch

double-decker bus!

 

 

 

 

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