Running the gauntlet


The walk to my school

filled my heart with a deep dread;

cap and bag held tight

I was an easy target

for bullies on the estate.


by Scooj



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I am Stephen. I live in Bristol, UK. I decided to shorten my this: Wildlife, haiku, travel, streetart, psychogeography and my family. Not necessarily in that order.

5 thoughts on “Running the gauntlet”

    1. Do you know, I’m not really sure. Just a memory from my childhood. Maybe I was thinking of the bullying nature of terrorism…I don’t know.


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