“London, My Playground”

Moving in Earls Court.
Alone in North End Road at midnight.
Lost in the snow in Chelsea.
Rainy days tucked in Fulham.
Lost in Colliers Wood.
Summer naps in Richmond Park.
Rehearsing in Putney.
Falling in love in Becontree.
Running around Hyde Park at dawn.
Exhausted from Seven Sisters.
Contemplating in Kingston.
Celebrating birthdays in Roehampton.
Trying it out in Shepherd’s Bush.
Taking the night bus from Willesden.
Drunk in Romford.
Road tripping in Wandsworth.
Laughing around Oxford Street.
Music videos down Kensington High Street.
Saying goodbye in Hammersmith.

Published by troycabida

Troy Cabida (b. 1995) is a London-based Filipino poet. He has been a member of the Barbican Young Poets, the Roundhouse Poetry Collective and is a producer for open mic night Poetry and Shaah. His poems have appeared in TAYO, harana, Bukambibig, Cha and Ink, Sweat and Tears. His debut poetry pamphlet "War Dove" is published under Bad Betty Press.

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