Poetry Centre

Oxford Journeys

  • Clankity clank, bumpity bump
    Over the bridge, down with a thump.
    Whistling winds, a gleaming sun
    This journey for me, is nearly done.

    Honkity honk, beepity beep
    cars rush past, and lorries and jeeps.
    A disco of lights, red, amber and green
    More beautiful than any I’ve seen.

    Brakes screech, doors open wide.
    Cold out there, maybe I’ll stay inside.

    by Kylie Hatley