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Friday, January 1, 2021

Brexit Day/ New Year Tanka

One Hundred Sixty-Fifth Entry, Coronavirus Poetry Diary 

on Brexit Day
snow with brief sleet ... (note: Today's weather in London)
a masked old man
holding freedom
in his bony hand

Added: Day 2 of Brexit, a sequel to "Brexit Day" tanka:

a Brexiteer
beneath slate-grey skies (note: Today's weather in London)
his drunken shadow