The sunlight on the café counter.
Clatter, scrape and second cuppa.
Stainless, Sheffield. Bowl of sugar.
Elbow, knuckle ink, fingered butter.
Gingham vinyl tablecloth.
Spoon song, ketchup, salt and pepper.
Bubble. Double egg and chips.
Love Me Tender, tiny speaker.
The market barker’s comedy –
Same routine since ninety three.
“arfur cue f’fifty pee.”
His mouth is ringed with laughter.