RECYCLING

There's something about recycling

That provides a rich reward;

Washing out those bottles and tins

And slicing up cardboard.

Peeling off the plastic bag

From its council-issue provision

And filling it with content

That demands domestic precision.

Sometimes one - or two tied  together

Get carried down to the street

To wait like weekly offerings

To the detritus deity they'll meet -.

Until its hand-servants attend and lift

These gifts they do not scorn

And carry all away with them

To the place where they're reborn.

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◄ EYES - RIGHT!

LONG-SUFFERING MEN'S DAY ►

Comments

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Stephen Gospage

Fri 5th Mar 2021 17:28

"Hand-servants" is a lovely description.

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Aviva Rifka Bhandari

Fri 5th Mar 2021 17:27

The coke bottle
will reincarnate
as a plastic plate
and after soon
will be a spoon
and maybe then
a biro pen
till fates allot
it who knows what.

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