Out Late

by Angela Terry, Tanya McDonald, and Michael Dylan Welch

First published in Hedgerow #129, Autumn 2019, page 20. This rengay is also included in my “City Rengay” trifold, available for viewing or download. Originally written in July of 2019 on the road from Burlington to Lake Forest Park, Washington.

free entrance

to Westminster Abbey

candles lit for evensong Angela

black swan in the Serpentine

at twilight Tanya

a long queue

for the last ride

London Eye Michael

the West End crowds

migrate to the pubs Angela

heat wave

the moon slips

behind Big Ben Tanya

a light blinks out

in Buckingham Palace Michael