Runnymede

(written by hand in the courthouse)

 

twelve, I think

peers

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.

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