Poems of the Week

Sticking To It

by Alex Steelsmith

“The US Open… was interrupted by climate protesters… with one of the protesters glueing
their feet to the floor of the stands… Chants of ‘Kick them out! Kick them out!’
had rung out across Arthur Ashe Stadium.”
The Guardian

Frustrated, flustrated
tennis enthusiasts
face a new tactic they’re
quick to condemn:

protesters holding the
floor for as long as the
floor’s holding them.