13 Poems of Wholloween 2016: The Costume Ball: “The Second Doctor”

Here comes a vintage-model Cyberman,

Just risen from its tomb to stalk the land.

Can you guess who’s beneath the mask?  I can –

It’s holding a recorder in its hand!


“There are worlds out there where the sky is burning, where the sea is asleep and the rivers dream; people made of smoke and cities made of song. Somewhere there’s danger, somewhere there’s injustice, and somewhere else the tea is getting cold.”