Poems of the Week


by Eddie Aderne

“Outcry after tourist carves name on wall at the Colosseum in Rome
Italy’s culture minister has called for the man who defaced the site
with ‘Ivan+Hayley 23’ to be identified and prosecuted”
The Guardian

Ivan + Hayley 23
Has raised an outcry; not from me.
The marks unseen are those I shun:
Lion + Christian = 1.