Ten English Sentences

by Richard Vince

Greenwich signals time to wake up to what’s going on.

Bicarb bubbles are not quaint to me: they are slices of misplaced afternoon, relocated to breakfast.

“Next stop: City, Victoria Centre.”

Ten degrees from perpendicular is the key to this door.

“One year out!”

The price does not rise; the sandwiches become less interesting.

Simplifying issues renders them impossible to understand.

Solace in spreadsheets is always cold comfort.

Nadine used to make dumplings from sand; I wonder if she makes them now?

Tonight’s lullaby will be the hum of the dishwasher.


Author's Note: Inspired by Erin Brown-John.

Posted on 02/13/2018
Copyright © 2020 Richard Vince

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 02/14/18 at 04:17 AM

I like what you've done here Richard. Quite original. PS: Thanks for your feedback in the General Discussion string, Everything's Broken. I didn't realize you'd been here 18 years as well. Nice to connect with another 'old timer,' if I can use that term loosely. :)

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