Arthur Seymour John Tessimond

(19 July 1902 - 13 May 1962 / Birkenhead, England)

Tube Station - Poem by Arthur Seymour John Tessimond

The tube lift mounts,
sap in a stem,
And blossoms its load,
a black, untidy rose.

The fountain of the escalator
curls at the crest,
breaks and scatters
A winnow of men,
a sickle of dark spray.

Submitted by Stephen Fryer

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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