US Air Force – #6 of In The World: The Clarkson Poems #TheClarksonPoems #poetry #Clarkson #TopGear

US AIR FORCE

I wasn’t surprised it
was obvious what you
saw on television the
man in the back
of the plane jinking
wildly over the sea
the faraway Appalachian mountains
I swivelled the camera
cross hairs in place
pressed the release button
maybe it was payback

from In The World: The Clarkson Poems

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