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Toby Sharpe

Sentinel

On his birthday, you ice a cupcake with glacial blue
and eat the whole thing in one choked mouthful,
then you click onto his page, and watch the wishes pour in,
and imagine him at home, or at a party, or in a restaurant,
with the people he loves.


Toby Sharpe once fell down a manhole, but don’t worry, he’s still here, clinging on.


 

Toby Sharpe

Hark, The Metal Serpent

The smell of autumn has crept upon the suburbs:
you inhale lustily as you walk towards the station,
before sinking underground to be swept eleven miles south,
up an escalator, and into his arms.


Toby Sharpe once fell down a manhole, but don’t worry, he’s still here, clinging on.


 

Toby Sharpe

St Pancras

I am here waiting at the kiosk
for the lazy perfume
of your smile

Toby Sharpe recently completed a masters degree in literature at the University of Edinburgh, where he co-founded Project Myopia, which aims to diversify university curricula.