Mycelium glioblastoma tarmacadam
But just here, for a frozen instant,
A man in a lemon waistcoat stands,
Staring at a damaged filament.
His fingertips are gently squeezing
His lower lip, as if attempting
To tease insight lightly from his mouth.
An intent brow; a resolute beard;
Kind and deeply thoughtful chestnut eyes.
He is here to heal…
Mycelium glioblastoma tarmacadam by Paul Sedgley received a Special Mention in the Sentinel Literary Quarterly Poetry Competition (November 2019) judged by Oz Hardwick