Seven Sisters road runs from
somewhere intersecting the
sweep of Holloway Road and
slightly seedily on to
South Tottenham, travelling
South West to North East: never
speak of starlight, City blind.
© Experimentsinfiction 2020, All Rights Reserved
Written for dVerse Poetics: Stars that count. Laura is hosting tonight and has asked us to write a ‘Pleiades poem.’ I found this incredibly hard, but had to try.
I used to live in Finsbury Park for a short while and often found myself commuting by bus along Seven Sisters road. Not a chance of seeing the Pleiades from this location, but this kind of fits with the struggle I had writing this form!
And here’s a song about city lights outshining the stars: