Hill-Stone was content [Poem]

Hill-stone was content

To be cut, to be carted

And fixed in its new place.

It let itself be conscripted Into mills.

And it stayed in position

Defending this slavery against all.

It forgot is wild roots Its earth song

In cement and the drum song of looms.

From Hill-Stone Was Content by Ted Hughes

Published by

Simon H

Tooting CLP and Lambeth UNISON

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