Grim Up North – #5 of In The World: The Clarkson Poems #TheClarksonPoems #Clarkson #poetry #TopGear

GRIM UP NORTH

shelf-stackers
just 50 minutes from King’s Cross
you can relax
gritty souls
keep the north afloat

up north
children
tried to sell me things

the north is friendly
the south-east
has the tug of a black hole

my mother upped sticks

what could be done
starts with ‘£1 million’

from In The World: The Clarkson Poems

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