Things I’ve been reading: 4th August 2021


Silent Letters: S oh S

an iSland hides a secret from us spellers;
it surrounds itself with sea
then parades a leafy paradise of letters
but keeps one we cannot see

in heaps of rubble and rubbish, odds and ends
it is often hard to spot
every detail in the debriS, though your pen’s
sure it got the lot

and though a lens
I’m sure would help a lot

while your friends
believe you’ve lost the plot

a passageway divides rows of seats
like the graceful river nile;
while a crowd all nod their heads to bangin’ beats
one is dancing in the aiSle


Ed Dowding

Ed Dowding

Founder, strategist, writer, gadfly, TED talker, world-record holder, and (foolishly) reality-TV farmer. DOES: Innovation, Product, Advocacy THINKS: Regenerative Systems, Institution design, 300 year horizons

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