From bus

Chelsea Bridge, orange litres
fuel stop, junction red
M20 Ashford, flowers
nine, three-hundred, green

Battersea Bridge, McDonalds
windscreen wipers, happy meals
Tate Modern, toilets, cliffs
Dover’s swish-swosh grey

Albert Bridge, customs
neon-bathed, floor cold
fag break, French delay
Bakewell tarts, dreary hour

Vauxhall Bridge, ferry
MI6, kids laugh
“calling all” Dunquerque
dispirited, deluge agitates

Lambeth Bridge, labyrinth
services ticking, Flemish flank
indicator, non-descript
dudok, dudok, dudok

(c) Dave Thomas 2015