Patrick Hare, 19 August 1982
After a while we saw the addition Our travelling made to the glass of shops. As the shadow of a train goes cheering
Itself across the countryside In mockery of continuity, We rode like facetious conquerors
Along the excited front of ourselves. Startling mannequins, robbing banks. We galloped at a Faustian pace.
Competitors in our dare-devil seats We dwarfed the mirrored monuments, Careered...