Gandhi In Tavistock Square

Here is Gandhi, brooding on his monument.
Not looking very happy.
Perhaps because stinking hellebore
has been planted in the borders round him
not a pleasant tribute to a man of peace.

Or maybe because that pigeon with no manners
has just shat on his bald head.

Gill McEvoy

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