(written by hand in the courthouse)


twelve, I think


a jury of my peers

white male

probably I’ll fit

maybe too well

I hope there’s justice

I hope it’s clear

I’m nervous and already bored

there’s a crowd

I don’t like crowds

I have a book

I have this


C L Couch



The Jurors (2015), an art installation at Runnymede sculpted by Hew Locke to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta., CC BY-SA 4.0,