A poem in an instant...
Imagine the pent-up energy,
the violence, of a single electron
spinning madly around its nucleus,
unable to break free.
Think millions of them,
in the red-hot cauldron
of their universe
Off, by Bert Flitcroft, was the winning poem in the 2017 Poetry on Loan poetry competition. entries had to be on the theme Onwards, upwards, freedom.
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Poetry on Loan promotes contemporary poetry through public libraries in the West Midlands
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