History never repeats? Hmm

I have been experimenting with form and themes lately. And repetition is something that has sparked my imagination. Using it to drum home a rhythm or focus on a sound has been a bit of fun. Below is a short work I banged out on a train trip into town a week or so ago, as I saw everyone head down immersed in softly glowing screens, all watching the same TikTok vids or reading the same news app. Sitting in exactly the same pose as the day before and the day before that.

Repetition 

Repetition 

Repetition nation 

Repetition 

On every station 

Wearing thin 

Meaning nothing 

Repetition 

Repetition nation 

In every dimension 

Repetition 

Sold as fashion 

A worn thin 

Scant covering 

Repetition 

Repetition nation 

Revelling in diversion 

Repetition 

So you don’t question 

Repetition

Repetition sinking in. 

Photo by Sascha Hormel on Pexels.com

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