The Pelican Policy Option

I walk across St James’s Park
in daylight, but my thoughts are dark.
We’re off to storm Afghanistan
and tamper with the Taliban –

it would make far more sense, I think   
were we to settle on a plan
to sit upon this lake’s green brink
and learn to talk in Pelican.

Tom Vaughan

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