ON CALTON HILL, EDINBURGH

(with apologies to Keats)

 

"I stood tip-toe

upon a little hill"

& this is what I saw

 

cars & buildings

buildings cars

buildings buildings

cars cars cars

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from Calton Hill if you look to the North

you can see Polaris Missiles in the Firth of Forth

so look South or East or West

bury your head & hope for the best

 

 

or less politically-expressed:

 

& in the distance to the North

a vista of the Firth of Forth]

 

 

 

Listen to this outside broadcast from Calton Hill Edinburgh (28 August 1983), courtesy of the British Library, National Sound Archive.

Includes a bit of improvised banter, as well as the text above.

Duration: 1 minute 11 seconds if you can spare that long.

 

 

 

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