In a Bath Teashop, by John Betjeman

2 May 2012

‘Let us not speak, for the love we bear one another—
Let us hold hands and look.’
She such a very ordinary little woman;
He such a thumping crook;
But both, for a moment, little lower than the angels
In the teashop’s ingle-nook.

[Ripped from http://poetry.poetryx.com/poems/4549/. Read in John Betjeman: Poems selected by Hugo Williams, published by Faber & Faber.]

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