Picasso in Chiddingly

Picasso stood beside a finger
signpost showing three ways
to places from a raised island
of rough grass & wheeled ruts
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Picasso stood beside a finger
signpost showing three ways
to places from a raised island
of rough grass & wheeled ruts
as if caught painting in a beret
& brumal layers – wool-clothed
for changing English elements
He was marooned – Crusoe’d in
Muddles Green contemplating
CHIDDINGLY – raised up in iron
under others – GOLDEN CROSS
& LAUGHTON – places reduced
to state GOLD LAUGH by Pablo


Picasso in Chiddingly Copyright Lee Miller

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