Savile Row by Jonathan Taylor

I am not a silent poet

The white men in suits fucked up

the whole Scooby Doo ending

in an episode that’d lasted decades,

unmasking victims rather than culprit.

He’d never bothered wearing a mask

till he was buried. Afterwards the suits

might be heard muttering remorsefully

into their swirling Chardonnay

We’d have gotten away with it too

if it wasn’t for those grown-up kids

from retirement villas in Tuscany.

Jonathan Taylor is an author, editor, critic and lecturer. His books include the novel Melissa (Salt, 2015), and the poetry collection Musicolepsy (Shoestring, 2013). His website is www.jonathanptaylor.co.uk.

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