Three busts and brackets
Forty vines in pots
An eight-day dial in Mahogany Case
A large quantity of framing and wood
Three ground glass dwarf blinds
Categorised, bundled, tagged. Your numbers written in neat black ink: 16, 48, 9, 47, 38, 14. Useless, suddenly. Comic, even. You are looking for a place to go. A man shouts your name, one on a long list of memories; bangs a hammer; seals a deal. Uncleared. Cleared. Gone.
Inspired by archive research into Cremorne Gardens, site of London Fieldwork’s Secret Garden Project Commission and Ballooning, Balancing, Balconies and Birds: a story walk on 27th July, and 4 new Word Garden texts.