Night-Time

The skyline is littered with white smudges.

“Clouds” are what they are called,

though these look more like cotton balls than patches of gas

dense and weighted by the thousands of feet that dance in Heaven

 

Airplanes take rest on the duvet of the skyline,

playing hopscotch when they awaken

skipping over continents that lie asleep

and tiptoeing into the bedrooms of cities,

careful not to turn on the lights…

About haringeyunchained

Haringey Unchained is a collective of students aiming to show case the creative talent of Haringey Sixth Form College in Tottenham, London. We think that through the promotion of our creative thoughts, we can educate our community, bringing to the foreground the critical and creative consciousness of a vibrant school in a deprived part of London. We are endeavouring to provide this blog as a platform for our community, giving the space to those whose work otherwise might not be seen or read. Being that the cuffs are off, we are able to express through our photography, art, short fiction and poetry, what’s really on our minds. We are free.

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