Level Crossing single work   poetry   "An old man on crutches was crossing the road"
  • Author: Jan Owen http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/owen-jan
Issue Details: First known date: 1986 1986
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The poem implicitly levels the uneven motion of a man on crutches, carrying his own fuel, with the uneven movement of every person's progress through life, as they carry plans and intentions along on 'makeshift thoughts.'

Notes

  • Also published in Poetry Wales; details not known.

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