Poetry: Dig In by Alex Rankin

Dig In

Your mark is a stain
every reason is treason
But our defences are strengthening
and our heels dig deep like our values and beliefs.
I see your protest and raise you, go all in with my tweets
an eye for an eye, fence post for a fence post
These days I grow razor wire instead of roses
and the walls have ears that know all about your kind.

Alex Rankin is a writer from Bristol, UK. He has always had a passion for writing fiction, but was introduced to poetry in 2020 after undertaking a mentorship with a surrealist poet. He is currently exploring new ways of writing. Previous work has appeared in The Drabble, Flash Fiction Magazine and Litro and an upcoming story is to be featured in The Hyacinth Review. 


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